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Latest Aging brain Stories

2012-02-14 11:35:36

Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers.

Eating Less Improves Brain Function
2011-12-20 08:36:55

Calorie restriction activates genes linked to longevity and brain function, according to a new Italian study with mice. The discovery could lead to new treatments to keep the brain in a healthy, youthful state without the need for a restrictive diet.

2011-08-18 06:51:07

Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) are two of the most prevalent forms of neurodegenerative disorders.

2011-08-16 12:24:08

Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) are two of the most prevalent forms of neurodegenerative disorders.

2011-08-10 18:30:24

A small amount of exercise shields older animals from memory loss following a bacterial infection.

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2011-07-26 06:42:22

Researchers say that evolution of human longevity led to both a large brain and brain shrinkage.

2011-05-25 14:34:44

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have published new data on why the aging brain is less resilient and less capable of learning from life experiences.

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2010-08-24 10:29:28

Scientists on August 23 reported the first evidence that eating blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries may help the aging brain stay healthy in a crucial but previously unrecognized way.

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2010-08-10 20:30:19

Researchers locate brain passage that could aid early diagnosis.

2010-07-21 11:51:18

Specialized brain training targeted at the regions of a rat’s brain that process sound reversed many aspects of normal, age-related cognitive decline and improved the health of the brain cells.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.