journal neurobiology

‘Brain wired differently in autobiographical memory’


July 31st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) US scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives from 10 ... Read more...

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Upsetting bio-clocks causes brain degeneration, early death


January 11th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Upsetting circadian rhythms, the bio-clocks found in animals and humans, can cause brain degeneration, loss of motor function and premature death. Until this finding, it wasn't ... Read more...

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Low dietary iron lessens brain disease risk


October 5th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Just the right amount of iron is needed for proper cell functioning but an excess could trigger brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, new research says.Men ... Read more...

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Birth control pills impair memory


September 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Women taking contraceptive pills face problems with their memory, new research says.University of California, Irvine researchers have shown that hormonal contraception pills "alter memory".The medications ... Read more...

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Soon, nasal spray vaccine to fight Alzheimer’s, stroke


March 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers are working on a nasally delivered vaccine that promises to protect against Alzheimer's as well as stroke.The new vaccine repairs vascular damage in the brain ... Read more...

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New finding paves way for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis before it strikes


April 30th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A breakthrough finding may lead to earlier diagnosis, more effective intervention, and perhaps even a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease.Prof. Anat Achiron of Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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Chromosome caps predict onset of dementia


February 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): If a new study is anything to go by, a sign of a cell's age could help predict the onset of dementia.The new research, by US researchers, ... Read more...

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Earliest signs that predict eventual onset of Alzheimer’s


January 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Through the use of sophisticated brain-imaging techniques, researchers at UCLA have found earliest signs that could help predict an eventual onset of Alzheimer's, well before any outward symptoms.They've ... Read more...

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Physically fit older women have better brain functions


January 9th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): If you are among those women who want to stay slim and sharp as they age, then get those sneakers out, for according to an expert, physical ... Read more...

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Mens reactions are at their zenith at age 39


October 18th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study suggests that mens brains ability to respond to external stimuli reaches its zenith at age 39, and starts declining thereafter.During the study, the ... Read more...

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New methods identify, manipulate ”newborn” cells in Parkinsons patients


September 4th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Centres Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Lund University in Sweden have developed new methods that may help in identifying and manipulating ''newborn'' cells ... Read more...

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A little stress helps you learn better


March 17th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 17 (IANS) There is no harm in a bit of stress - in fact, it helps you learn things better. At least that's how it is among squirrels, says ... Read more...

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