Human adult neurogenenesis, yes or no?

While I was at school it was almost a dogma that you’d not get a neuron…

Humans, the non-sleeping primates

As a recent mom, I can attest to the fact that at least some humans don’t…

The smell of Alzheimer’s

Diagnosis is one of the trickiest steps in disease management for many diseases, ranging from some…

Alternatives to caloric restriction for increased lifespan

In a previous article we discussed the principles behind caloric restriction as a means towards increasing…

Potential 2×1 drug for Parkinson’s and Diabetes

There are plenty of examples of drugs that have been repurposed in recent years. For instance,…

Caloric restriction in disease

In previous articles we introduced the potential of caloric restriction (CR), that is a reduction of…

A starker p-value

In science, for a phenomenon to be reliable, it needs to be validated by a certain…

A limit to life?

We have talked here several times about the possibility of extending the lifespan through several different…

Old kids

Unfortunately, I am not talking about big kids or men that behave themselves like children. Unfortunately,…

Astroglia: key player in neurodegeneration

While everyone has heard about neurons, the information transmitting cells in the nervous system, astroglia is…