Neuroscience

Exercise activates memory neural networks in older adults

How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new University of Maryland study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory—including ...

Health

Let's be blunt about marijuana

Marijuana and its active components (THC and CBD) exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people in different ways.

Health

FDA warns about 'miracle' young blood infusion treatments

(HealthDay)—The use of plasma infusion therapies (often called "vampire" treatments, in which people undergo infusions of a young donor's blood) is on the rise across the United States, often costing thousands of dollars ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Stopping Alzheimer's before first symptoms appear

New research just out in the journal Science Translational Medicine opens the door for the development of treatments capable of stopping Alzheimer's disease (AD) before its first symptoms, that is to say before any crucial ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Fighting Alzheimer's disease with protein origami

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive degenerative brain disease most commonly characterized by memory deficits. Loss of memory function, in particular, is known to be caused by neuronal damage arising from the misfolding ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's leaves clues in blood

Alzheimer researchers in Spain have taken a step closer to finding a blood test to help in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

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