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 increases with age. Susanne Wegmann of the German C...
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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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An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

Does exposure to stress early in life affect a bab...
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Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

A novel machine-learning ‘toolbox’ tha...
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A new culprit in cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease: Study finds blood protein destroys memory storage sites in the brain and may lead to new treatments

A new culprit in cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease: Study finds blood protein destroys memory storage sites in the brain and may lead to new treatments

It has long been known that patients with Alzheime...
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