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Folates best at preventing Alzheimer's disease

Folates best at preventing Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

There are subtle effects of hearing loss on memory and cognitive function in older adults

There are subtle effects of hearing loss on memory and cognitive function in older adults

Key step in the production of beta-amyloid

Key step in the production of beta-amyloid

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Researchers look at how we understand visual images

Researchers look at how we understand visual images

New theory as to why some people die during sleep

New theory as to why some people die during sleep

Breastfeeding lowers mothers stress

Breastfeeding lowers mothers stress

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

Brain may interpret the information it receives from sensory neurons using a code more complicated than scientists previously thought

Brain may interpret the information it receives from sensory neurons using a code more complicated than scientists previously thought

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

U.S. scientists find 3 molecules that could help fight Alzheimer's

U.S. scientists find 3 molecules that could help fight Alzheimer's

Hearing protein TRPA1 also involved with pain perception

Hearing protein TRPA1 also involved with pain perception

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

Discovery of a chemical messenger called neuropeptide Y (NPY) in taste bud cells

Discovery of a chemical messenger called neuropeptide Y (NPY) in taste bud cells

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development