Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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Cognitive reserve

Cognitive Reserve: What it is, Aging, Alzheimer’s and How To Improve It

 

  We often talk about cognitive reserve when referring to someone who takes care of their brain health, who has the ability to decrease cognitive […]

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Benefits of learning foreign languages

Not Sure If You Should Take The Leap? Cognitive Benefits of Learning Foreign Languages

 

  We may not look back on our foreign language classes at school with much fondness.However, after reading about the following benefits of learning foreign […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Music Helps the Brain

Are You a Mozart or a Macklemore? : Ways Music Helps the Brain

 

  “Without music, life would be a mistake”. Friedrich Nietzche may have been skeptical about a lot of things, but the power of music was […]

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What is validation therapy?

How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia: Validation Therapy

 

  Do you not understand why you have to continuously repeat the same thing to your family member with dementia? Does it bother you that […]

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sleeping well improves memory

Sleeping Well Improves Memory: Advantages of Being Well-Rested

 

  Sleeping well improves memory? Who hasn’t had problems concentrating at work after a poor night’s sleep? In 2013, a study showed that this common […]

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Treatment for Alzheimer's

Treatment For Alzheimer’s: New Research And Approved Drugs

 

  For Alzheimer’s disease we have many theories on causes and different prevention techniques and lifestyle tips that might help us delay the onset of […]

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Diet and Alzheimer's Disease

Diet And Alzheimer’s Disease: Eat For Your Future!

 

  Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that affects millions of people worldwide. There has been a lot of research done on ways to find the […]

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Early onset Alzheimer's symptoms

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Symptoms: What You Need To Know

 

  When one thinks of Alzheimer’s disease, many can indicate symptoms and factors that are present in the highly developed dementia or in the late […]

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how to take care of someone with Alzheimer's

How to Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

 

  Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that slowly damages the cognitive skills of the person suffering. With time, the disease incapacitates the patient to […]

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Alzheimer's symptoms

11 Alzheimer’s symptoms to detect it in time

 

  When one of our family members starts to have memory peoples, we ask ourselves if perhaps they’re showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s. We should really […]

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A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people.

A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people.

 

  A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people. Along with symptoms of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease patients often […]

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Smoking damages mouse brains

Smoking damages mouse brains

 

  Smoking damages mouse brains. Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke damages the lungs, but it also wreaks havoc […]

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Brain lesions can predict Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Brain lesions can predict Alzheimer’s diagnosis

 

  Brain lesions can predict Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Damage to small blood vessels in the brain could be a secondary risk factor leading to Alzheimer’s Disease, […]

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Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

 

  Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself. Nitric oxide, a gaseous molecule produced in the brain, can damage neurons. When the brain produces […]

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First brain pacemaker implanted to treat Alzheimer’s.

First brain pacemaker implanted to treat Alzheimer’s.

 

  First brain pacemaker implanted to treat Alzheimer’s. During a five-hour surgery last October at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, a patient became […]

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Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

 

  Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration. Interneurons – nerve cells that function as ‘dimmers’ – play an important role […]

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The ‘pacemaker’ implanted in the brain to prevent Alzheimer’s patients losing their memory

The ‘pacemaker’ implanted in the brain to prevent Alzheimer’s patients losing their memory

 

  The ‘pacemaker’ implanted in the brain to prevent Alzheimer’s patients losing their memory. A ‘pacemaker’ has been implanted in to the brain of an […]

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 Neurons made from stem cells drive brain activity after transplantation in laboratory model. Sanford-Burnham researchers convince transplanted stem cell-derived neurons to direct cognitive function—getting us […]

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