Resistance training may have protective effect on the brain in multiple sclerosis patients
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  August 2, 2017  
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 Resistance training may have protective effect on the brain in multiple sclerosis patientsResistance training may have protective effect on the brain in multiple sclerosis patients
 
In the past, multiple sclerosis patients were advised not to exercise for fear of exacerbating the illness. However, it is now known that physical training can relieve many of the symptoms, including the excessive fatigue and mobility impairments that are often seen.
 
 
 Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MSMothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS
 
Mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who don't breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, according to a study published in the July 12, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
   CUMC researchers capture first snapshot of key brain receptor in actionCUMC researchers capture first snapshot of key brain receptor in action
 
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have captured the first three-dimensional snapshots of the AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor in action. The receptor, which regulates most electrical signaling in the brain, is involved in several important brain activities, including memory and learning.
 
 Infographic displays facts and information about stem cells, cord blood
 
Infographic displays facts and information about stem cells, cord bloodOver 40,000 people have successfully stored stem cells with Smart Cells, however the industry is still relatively unknown and often subject to misinformation. In a bid to increase awareness and understanding of stem cell collection at birth, Smart Cells have created an informative infographic.