A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

The art of forgetting: microglia eats memories away in mice

As important as remembering, it is forgetting. As Sherlock Holmes said the brain is like a…

High alcohol consumption linked to single brain receptor…in mice

Too much of anything is usually a mistake, when we speak of a substance of abuse…

Brain structure differences associated with smartphone addiction

Smartphones are our everyday travel companion. Be it for work, in our leisure time or to…

Gene modification drives 500% life extension in worms

Believe it to not, little worms (C.elegans) are an useful tool for researchers studying aging. Specially,…

A protein family linked to health benefits of exercise

We all know exercise is important to be healthy, every doctor in the world would tell…

A bacteria behind celiac disease?

I am sure you know people who have decided to go gluten free because they want…

Neuron-like chips could help revert neurological damage

A team of scientists at two british universities, Bath and Bristol, have developed neuron-like chips that…

ipSCs: the regenerative medicine of the future

A promising form of therapy to combat the biological effects of aging comes from the use…

T cells could be key for early Alzheimer’s detection

For a long time Alzheimer disease has been studied mostly as a neuronal disease. However, recently…