Cognitive decline due to ageing can be reversed in mice – here's what the new study means for humans
Anti-inflammatory drugs may be able to reverse cognitive decline in the future.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~6 min
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Hydrogen sulfide, typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive, and smelling of rotten eggs, may protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer's disease.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~7 min
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Ice Age glaciers can help us track the jet stream 12,000 ago, and by comparing its path today we can see how it's moving northwards, changing weather patterns and indicating climate change.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~7 min
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A research lab at Tufts University is trying to find out how the vitamin may protect against age-related disease.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
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Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here's what we're learning from brain scans
The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~7 min
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Apathy – a lack of interest or motivation – could predict the onset of some forms of dementia many years before symptoms start, offering a ‘window of
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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