Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake: Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake: Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the mem...
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Super-resolution microscopy sheds light on how dementia protein becomes dysfunctional

Super-resolution microscopy sheds light on how dementia protein becomes dysfunctional

University of Queensland researchers have used sup...
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Parkinson’s: New study associates oxidative stress with the spreading of aberrant proteins

Parkinson’s: New study associates oxidative stress with the spreading of aberrant proteins

Oxidative stress could be a driving force in the s...
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Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease

Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease

The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease i...
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These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

Like a symphony, multiple brain regions work in co...
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Settling the debate on serotonin’s role in sleep: The brain chemical is necessary to get enough sleep

Settling the debate on serotonin’s role in sleep: The brain chemical is necessary to get enough sleep

Serotonin is a multipurpose molecule found through...
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Broccoli sprout compound may restore brain chemistry imbalance linked to schizophrenia

Broccoli sprout compound may restore brain chemistry imbalance linked to schizophrenia

In a series of recently published studies using an...
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Do you smell what I smell? From genes to receptors to perception: Olfaction unraveled

Do you smell what I smell? From genes to receptors to perception: Olfaction unraveled

Several years ago the internet was captivated by t...
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How light triggers brain activity: Protein research

How light triggers brain activity: Protein research

Optogenetics uses light to control brain processes...
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Scientists capture a ‘snapshot’ of bacterial stress-response regulator’s ‘recycling truck’: The stress-response master regulator is important for antibiotic resistance, ability for bacteria to cause disease

Scientists capture a ‘snapshot’ of bacterial stress-response regulator’s ‘recycling truck’: The stress-response master regulator is important for antibiotic resistance, ability for bacteria to cause disease

Scientists have captured the first “snapshot...
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