Saturday, January 22, 2022

Blood-Oxytocin Levels in Normal Range in Children with Autism

Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove...

New Study – Cinnamon Reverses, Halts Progression of Parkinson’s Disease in...

Neurological scientists at Rush University Medical Center report that cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes...

Brain Aging Accelerated by Lack of Sleep in Adults

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings,...

Common Antidepressant Slows Alzheimer’s Disease, Lowers Production of Amyloid Beta

A commonly prescribed antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimer's brain plaques, according to new research at Washington University School of...

Inexpensive ‘Party Drug’ Offers Hope for Severe Depression

A new study using ketamine to treat people with treatment-resistant depression has been carried out  by researchers at the University of Oxford. "Ketamine is...

New Study Reveals Sleep Protects Against Brain Damage

A new study from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that one night of sleep deprivation increases morning blood concentrations of Neuron-Specific Enolase (NSE) and Calcium Binding...

Strawberry Compound Reduces Symptoms of Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Related Memory Loss

Ongoing investigations conducted in the Salk Institute's Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory (CNL) have shown that fisetin, a naturally-occurring antioxidant flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables such...

Blueberry-Rich Nutritional Supplement Improves Cognitive Performance in Older Adults

Declines in the underlying brain skills needed to think, remember and learn are normal in aging. In fact, this cognitive decline is a fact...

Disrupted Sleep Linked to Neurodegenerative Conditions, Alzheimer’s Disease

Broken Cellular 'Clock' Linked to Brain Damage A new discovery may help explain the surprisingly strong connections between sleep problems and neurodegenerative conditions such as...

Magnesium Levels Vital to Aging Brain Health

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the serious issues of cognitive health will be in the spotlight in the coming weeks. The medical...

Hardening of Arteries Linked to Plaques in Brain

Even for elderly people with no signs of dementia, those with hardening of the arteries are more likely to also have the beta-amyloid plaques...

New Study Reveals How Brain Flushes out Toxins During Sleep

Sleep Clears Brain of Molecules Associated With Neurodegeneration A good night's sleep literally clears the mind. Researchers have shown for the first time how the...