• Dreaming Brain Rhythms Lock in Memories

    Added On : 14th May 2016

    man sleepingDisrupting brain activity in sleeping mice, specifically during the rapid eye movement (REM) phase, can stop the animals remembering things they learned that day, a study suggests.

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  • Baby's Immune System Might Hint at Autism Risk

    Added On : 12th May 2016

    Image result for Baby's Autism RiskCertain 'markers' in newborn blood samples seemed to predict future cases, study found

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  • Worsening depression 'may predict dementia risk'

    Added On : 1st May 2016

    A link between depression and dementia has been known for some timeSymptoms of depression that steadily increase over time in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, scientists have said.

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  • Protein Injection Hope for Alzheimer's

    Added On : 22nd April 2016

    alzheimer's brain scanScientists believe injections of a natural protein may lessen the symptoms and progress of Alzheimer's dementia after promising early trials in mice.

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  • Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia

    Added On : 26th March 2016

    Image result for Brain Stimulation AnorexiaDepression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

    Brain stimulation may ease major symptoms of the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, a typically hard-to-treat condition, a new study suggests.

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  • Antipsychotics and Parkinson's Early Death Risk

    Added On : 23rd March 2016

    Image result for Antipsychotics and Parkinson'sBut it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association

    New research suggests that Parkinson's patients who are given antipsychotics to treat dementia and psychosis may be more likely to die early.

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  • Can a Drink Help Memory in Early Dementia?

    Added On : 15th March 2016

    Image result for Can a Drink Help Memory in Early Dementia?Early results of a study suggest a nutritional drink may help memory problems in people with early dementia.

    But Alzheimer's groups urge caution regarding the findings.

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  • Autism Risk Tied to Prenatal Asthma Drug Exposure

    Added On : 6th March 2016

    Image result for PRENATAL ASTHMA DRUGSBut taking beta-agonists during pregnancy also might benefit fetus, researchers say

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  • 'Brain Prize' for UK research on memory mechanisms

    Added On : 2nd March 2016

    neurons in the hippocampusThree British researchers have won a prize worth one million euros, awarded each year for an "outstanding contribution to European neuroscience".

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  • Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Tied to Dementia Risk

    Added On : 2nd March 2016

    Image result for Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Tied To Dementia RiskResearch finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems

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