Tag Archives: Neurology

Synthetic stimulants called ‘bath salts’ act in the brain like cocaine

Les Lang EurekAlert CHAPEL HILL, NC – The use of the synthetic stimulants collectively known as “bath salts” have gained popularity among recreational drug users over the last five years, largely because they were readily available and unrestricted via the … Continue reading

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Researchers gain better understanding of mechanism behind tau spreading in the brain

Mount Sinai Press Office EurekAlert And the progression of Alzheimer’s disease Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have gained insight into the mechanism by which a pathological brain protein called tau contributes to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) … Continue reading

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Brain Food: Berries Can Slow Cognitive Decline

Alice Park Time Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain. Researchers report in the journal Annals of Neurology that women who ate berries more frequently over a period of … Continue reading

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Memory in Adults Impacted by Versions of Four Genes

Science Daily Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71 institutions in eight countries, has advanced understanding of the genetic components of Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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Eating Flavonoids Protects Men Against Parkinson’s Disease

Science Daily Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia. Published April 4 in … Continue reading

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When IQs fall

Kristin Schafer PANNA In the past year, there have been a slew of studies showing that when a child is exposed to certain pesticides — whether before birth or while eating conventionally-grown food — his or her IQ may drop. … Continue reading

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Tissue Engineering: The Combination of Cells & Engineering – A Global Market Overview

PR Newswire NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Tissue Engineering: The Combination of Cells & Engineering – A Global Market Overview http://www.reportlinker.com/p0774604/Tissue-Engineering-The-Combination-of-Cells–Engineering—A-Global-Market-Overview.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Biological_Therapy Advancements of novel therapies … Continue reading

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The Best Foods for Thought, Literally

Jennifer Corbett Dooran Wall Street Journal We’ve long known that the Mediterranean diet is good for the heart. Now, it may be good for the brain as well. A study published in this month’s issue of the Archives of Neurology … Continue reading

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High calorie intake linked to mild memory loss in elderly

Nanci Hellmich USA Today Older people who consumed more than 2,143 calories a day had more than double the risk of a type of memory loss called mild cognitive impairment compared to those who ate fewer than 1,500 calories a … Continue reading

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