neuroscience

Age-related memory decline reversed with magnetic pulses to the brain

Posted in Medicine on 19th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

"Older people's memory got better up to the level that we could no longer tell them apart from younger people," says Voss. "They got substantially better."

Stanford team develops brain-rejuvenating antibodies that let old mice think like youngsters

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Researchers were able to improve the cognitive function of older mice after blocking a protein's activity on brain cells known as microglia

New drug target to control onset of neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

UCL researchers have discovered a new checkpoint that prevents a certain type of cell death from occurring.

People Are Zapping Their Brains to Boost Creativity. Experts Have Concerns

Posted in Medicine on 26th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

There's a gadget that some say can help alleviate depression and enhance creativity.

Molecule developed that helps target T-cells to fight brain cancer

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

T-Cell immunotherapy is a multi-billion dollar success. Companies are genetically engineering an individuals own immune cells to attack cancer.