A transcranial magnetic stimulation study revealed the motor cortex may play a role in translating foreign language words into one's native tongue.
Findings reveal the relationships between socioeconomic status, brain size, and cognition are established early in life.
Analyzing the gene activity of 66,000 cells from human brain tissue, researchers generated a comprehensive map of cell types associated with brain lesions in multiple sclerosis, and their gene expression patterns and interactions.
Study reveals a correlation between instances of eye contact and higher levels of engagement during conversations.
Researchers identified 33 metabolic compounds in blood samples that differed between those with dementia and cognitively healthy older adults. 7 of the metabolites were elevated in dementia patients, while 26 were at lower levels compared to samples of those without dementia. Elevating levels of those metabolites could have a neuroprotective effect against dementia.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improved cerebral blood flow by up to 23%, alleviating vascular dysfunction and amyloid burden in elderly patients. The treatment also improved memory by 16.5%.
While iron supplements help improve symptoms of anemia in young children, they have no impact on growth, cognitive function, behavior or development.