Neuroscience

Alzheimer's disease, Longevity, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
New Dementia biomarkers found in blood could open doors to new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease

A new study claims to have discovered 33 metabolites that are linked with dementia. The finding may provide the foundation for a possible future cure for this disease currently afflicting

COVID-19 news, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience, Post-COVID-19 syndrome, World health
People previously hospitalized due to COVID-19 show significant decreases in cognition

According to a new study, people who were previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 showed a substantial decrease in cognitive function, with those being hospitalized showing a 7-point decrease in IQ, on

Epilepsy, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
New finding shows microglia serve a previously unknown role in neuronal-healing

The University of Virginia research team found that the microglia healed the damaged cells, rather than consuming them, by forming a pouch around the damaged cells, coined “microglial process pouches”

Medical News, Neuroscience, Post-COVID-19 syndrome, Symptoms
Researchers find an alternative route for SARS-CoV-2 to infect brain

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have built a stem cell model that helps explain how SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain. Clinical evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 can

Autism spectrum disorders, Medical News, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Neuroscience, Pediatrics
Human gene variant directly linked to autism spectrum disorders

When wild-type mice were given the challenge of switching between two activities at random, they adapted quickly, but SUV39H2-deficient animals took much longer. Critical genes that are typically repressed throughout

Biotechnology, Medical News, Neuroscience
Researchers develop first-of-its-kind sensor that allows prosthetic hands to ‘feel’

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science created photolithographically manufactured, highly robust liquid metal tactile sensors (LMS) and successfully incorporated them into a prosthetic hand’s fingertips,