Anti-Aging Protein Protects the Brain from the Immune SystemNews
The choroid plexus is a complex network of cells that produce cerebrospinal fluid, and form an important barrier between the CNS and the blood. A new study has set out to discover why it also contains vastly higher levels of the anti-aging protein klotho that any other brain region.READ MORE
Soundwave Surgery Improves Life for Parkinson's PatientsNews
A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment, a new study has found.
Neurons that Fire Together, Wire Together? Not AlwaysNews
As the adage goes "neurons that fire together, wire together," but a new paper that analyzed connections in the visual cortex of mice suggests that things aren't always that simple.READ MORE
Researchers find evidence that our experiences and knowledge are oganized in the brain in a spatial fashion.
Sensory neurons appear to be directly affected by two ALS-inducing factors, suggesting important roles for this neuronal subpopulation in ALS-related pathogenesis.READ MORE
A new study found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.READ MORE
A study led by researchers at the Centenary Institute has identified a drug currently used to treat cancer patients, as a potential treatment option for a leading cause of stroke in young people.
A longitudinal study of 251 adolescents and young adults revealed alterations in brain network reorganization, which was correlated with the development of psychosis.READ MORE
A lab team led by Nobel Prize winner Dr. Andrew Schally at the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and the University of Miami showed that a synthetic compound based on a brain hormone spurred the growth of cancer cells in Petri dishes but enigmatically had the opposite effect in mice.READ MORE
"Quite simply, the very act of remembering is a major reason why we forget, shaping our memory according to how it is used."
"Community debate about the use of CBD and access to this antiepileptic therapy has been heated."READ MORE