A new study suggests genetically modified stem cells may offer a new way to treat Alzheimer’s disease. When implanted in mice bred to have symptoms and brain hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, they increased connections between brain cells and reduced the amyloid-beta protein that accumulates to form plaques that clog up the brain. A report on the […]
Older people who show signs of apathy – a lack of emotion, interest or energy – are more likely to have smaller brain volumes than those who aren’t apathetic, a new study has revealed. “Just as signs of memory loss may signal brain changes related to brain disease, apathy may indicate underlying changes,” said Lenore J. Launer, […]
The EyeBoxCNS, a diagnostic device developed to assess brain health through tracking eye movement, and eFormulations, software enabled therapeutics which combine prescription medicines with customized software apps for brain-related conditions, have both been funded for further development by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). EyeBoxCNS, developed by Oculogica, Inc. of New York City, and eFormulations, a […]
The time between football seasons may not be enough for players’ brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study. Researchers discovered changes in the white matter of 10 college football players’ brains after one season, compared to people who didn’t play sports. After six months […]
The University of California, Riverside’s baseball team participated in novel brain-training research that significantly improved the vision of individual players.