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Nine Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Looking for ways to boost your intellect, stave off mental aging, and maybe even live a longer life? You might be surprised to learn that not only do such strategies exist, but many are easily attainable by … Continue reading

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Learning mechanism of the adult brain revealed

Helena van Oers EurekAlert They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Fortunately, this is not always true. Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have now discovered how the adult brain can adapt to new situations. The … Continue reading

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Scientists uncover clue to preventing, and possibly reversing, rare childhood genetic disease

Robin Lally EurekAlert Findings may have wider implications for other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Rutgers scientists think they have found a way to prevent and possibly reverse the most debilitating symptoms of a rare, progressive childhood degenerative disease that … Continue reading

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Cancer epigenetics: Breakthrough in ID’ing target genes

Jade Boyd EurekAlert HOUSTON — Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene “silencing” proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus. A … Continue reading

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The Study of Dendrites and Alzheimer

Dendrites play a large role in Alzheimer’s disease. Studying the anatomy of dendrites can help you relate to symptoms evolving around Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, the anatomy of dendrites can show you how it leads to dementia. Dendrites are neurons. … Continue reading

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