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Neural Compensation Linked to Better Memory in Old Age

<b>A new study by neuroscientists in Trinity College Dublin on successful ageing has linked better memory performance in older age with patterns of</b> …

Decades of textbook teaching could be overturned by discovery, which might also explain links between poor health and brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s<p>Scientists have discovered a previously unknown link between the brain and the immune system that could help explain links between poor physical …

Neuroscience

Modeling memory in the brain

Scientists at EPFL have uncovered mathematical equations behind the way the brain forms – and even loses – memories.<p>Memory is one of the most crucial …

New for brain scientists: a census of neurons

The human brain is a noisy, busy place, teeming with diversity. To produce the wondrously complex mammalian behavior we take for granted every minute, cells of different sizes, shapes and chemical affinities buzz, hum, crackle and pop in conflict and cooperation with one another.<p>When everything is …

Popular electric brain stimulation method used to boost brainpower is detrimental to IQ scores

Using a weak electric current in an attempt to boost brainpower or treat conditions has become popular among scientists and do-it-yourselfers, but a …

Cellular bubbles used to deliver Parkinson's meds directly to brain

Exosomes could help with longstanding medical issues from cancer diagnosis to sophisticated research tool. Now, they could potentially help with …

New insight into how brain makes memories

Every time you make a memory, somewhere in your brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a …

A Diet Might Cut the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Researchers spent two years developing the MIND diet, which includes many brain-healthy foods like berries and greens<p>By<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@rddysum<p>Sumathi.Reddy@wsj.com<p>Researchers successfully tested a special diet they designed that appears to reduce the risk …

Holistic Medicine

New clue about what causes Alzheimer's disease

New research is shedding light on the possible cause of Alzheimer's disease and the surprising role a person's immune system may play in protecting …

Dementia

UCLA study shows feasibility of blood-based test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease

UCLA researchers have provided the first evidence that a simple blood test could be developed to confirm the presence of beta amyloid proteins in the …

The Exome Array in Alzheimer Disease

1Platform for Genome Analytics, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany<p>2 Institute of Integrative and Experimental …

Body bacteria: Can your gut bugs make you smarter?

The bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind, says Frank Swain. So could they be upgraded to enhance brainpower?<p>I have some startling news: you are not human. At least, by some counts. While you are indeed made up of billions of human cells working in remarkable concert, these are …

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The Real Cause of Alzheimer’s Revealed By Thousands of Brains

<i>Amyloid proteins may not be the cause of Alzheimer’s after all.</i>** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **

New player identified in brain function and memory

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute …

Neuroscience

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

Repurposed Experimental Cancer Drug Restores Brain Function in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease

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Drug restores brain function and memory in early Alzheimer's disease

A novel therapeutic approach for an existing drug reverses a condition in elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer’s …

Brown fat tissue communicates with the brain through sensory nerves

A faster way to watch blood flow in the brain

Shielded by the skull and packed with fatty tissue, the living brain is perhaps the most difficult organ for scientists to probe. Functional magnetic …

Building Block for Memory and Learning Identified

<b>A specific neurotransmitter receptor supports optimal information processing in the brain.</b><p>Researchers have been fascinated for a long time by …

Do you know the warning signs of early-onset Alzheimer's disease? Plus, three simple ways to improve your cognitive ability

Brady White Mar 30, 2015<p>That rapid decline of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of the movie <i>Still Alice</i>, which was released earlier this …

Neurological Diseases Share Common Blood-Brain Barrier Defects

<b>Newswise — Boston (March 30, 2015)</b> – Although stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and traumatic brain injury …

Neurogenesis, leadership and rewiring your own brain

<i>When it comes to the brain, ‘use it or lose it’ should be the mantra. Every moment of every day, your brain is looking to prune old neurons to make</i> …

Soon, wearables could make your brain happier and more productive

Will Neuro-Centric Wearables Make Us Better Humans?<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to …

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