Study reveals the significant role lipids play in regulating the amyloid pathway protein C99 and the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Earworms, those songs that get stuck in your head, may help strengthen memories of music and life events, a new study reports.
Elderly monkeys treated with CpG ODN had 59% fewer deposits of Alzheimer's related plaques in their brains compared to those who did not receive the treatment. The treatment also helped improve cognitive function and slow the progression of Alzheimer's symptoms.
A review of Alzheimer's research papers finds news media is more likely to report on breakthroughs if the study's authors omit a reference to mice in their title. Papers that acknowledge mice in their title receive less media coverage. Omitting mice from a paper's title generates twice the number of tweets than ones that mention the animals.
Scientists are calling for greater support for neuroscience research in Africa. With the world's largest genetic diversity, researchers say Africa is vital to help progress neuroscience and brain disease research.
Neuroinflammation may be a key player in the pathological brain changes produced as a result of chronic opioid use. Microglia is likely responsible for the majority of the changes.
A study of patients with polymicrogyria sheds new light on the role the ATP1A3 gene plays in early brain development.