Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s: Are changes in the brain’s attention hub at fault?

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Researchers suggest that we become more easily distracted as we age, and that it’s all down to a part of our brains called the locus coeruleus. Could this advance our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease? The “locus coeruleus” is a part of the brain stem that regulates the release of norepinephrine, a hormone linked to our level of attention and stress response. (May 9, 2018)

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