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New imaging scan reveals a culprit in cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s — ScienceDaily

Advanced imaging technology developed by Yale researchers has helped them confirm that the destruction of brain synapses underlies the cognitive deficits experienced by patients with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published Feb. 17...

UCI team uncovers key brain mechanisms for organizing memories in time

Newswise — Irvine, Calif., Feb. 15, 2022 – In a scientific first, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered fundamental mechanisms by which the hippocampus region of the brain organizes memories into...

Depression and Alzheimer’s disease share genetic roots — ScienceDaily

Epidemiological data have long linked depression with Alzheimer's disease (AD), a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive dementia that affects nearly 6 million Americans. Now, a new study identifies common genetic factors in both depression...

Vortex microscope sees more than ever before

Newswise — Understanding the nitty gritty of how molecules interact with each other in the real, messy, dynamic environment of a living body is a challenge that must be overcome in order to understand...
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Targeted metabolomic analysis in Parkinson’s disease brain frontal cortex and putamen with relation to...

GBD 2016 Parkinson’s Disease Collaborators. Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson’s disease, 1990–2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study...

The hippocampus plays a crucial role in assigning positive value through interactions with others...

Researchers from the Center for Cognition and Sociality (CCS) within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) recently announced the discovery of neurons that allow...

Neural cell state shifts and fate loss in ageing and age-related diseases

Zhao, N. et al. Alzheimer’s risk factors age, APOE genotype, and sex drive distinct molecular pathways. Neuron 106, 727–742 (2020).Article  CAS  ...