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Scientists find link between brain & immune system to fight Alzheimer’s, autism

A major discovery by US researchers – previously unidentified vessels that directly connect the brain with the immune system – could aid in studying …

Neuroscience

Your Blood Type May Help Protect You From Cognitive Decline

<b>A pioneering study conducted by leading researchers at the University of Sheffield has revealed blood types play a role in the development of the</b> …

Poor Sleep Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers discovered a causal link between poor sleep and the build-up of the beta-amyloid protein, which is believed to cause Alzheimer's.<br>Read More

Dementia

DNA breakage underlies both learning, age-related damage

The process that allows our brains to learn and generate new memories also leads to degeneration as we age, according to a new study by researchers …

Neuroscience

Team discovers stem cells that make new neurons - Futurity

The discovery of two new types of stem cells in the brain helps scientists understand the varied functions of the hippocampus.

Alzheimer's and Sleep Quality Linked In New Study - PsyBlog

How Alzheimer’s could be linked to sleep quality.<p>Poor sleep is a channel through which Alzheimer’s disease can be triggered, a new study …

Dementia

Can Type O blood shield us from Alzheimer's? - Futurity

People with Type O blood have more grey matter in their brain, which may offer some protection against certain diseases, including Alzheimer's.