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Statin treatment improves spatial memory in mouse models of Alzheimer's

...zheimer’s and discovered new information about the neurochemical basis of the beneficial effects. Various studies have found evidence of a strong relationship between memory deficits and high levels of cholesterol in the brain, suggesting that statin’s effects on memory might be due to a reduction in cholesterol b...

Does amateur boxing cause brain damage?

...hows headings in soccer is not associated with any neurochemical evidence of brain damage," said Hietala. ...

New study examines 'brain's own marijuana'

...ation of electrophysiological, pharmacological and neurochemical approaches. They believe this study also may lay the foundation for better pharmacotherapy for stress-related mood disorders. Wood is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry in UB’s College of Arts and Sciences....

Widely used iron nanoparticles exhibit toxic effects on neuronal cells

...e them useful for studying the neurobiological and neurochemical properties of nerve cells. Jin and the other co-authors of the paper, Thomas R Pisanic, II, Jennifer D. Blackwell, Veronica Shubayev, and Rita Finoñes began their laboratory experiments by coating iron oxide nanoparticles with DMSA (dimercaptosucc...

Protein 'fingerprint' in spinal fluid could spot Alzheimer's disease

...n biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid that acts as a neurochemical "fingerprint," which doctors might use someday to identify patients living with Alzheimer's disease. The research will be published in the December online-edition of the journal Annals of Neurology. Right now, physicians rely on their clinical ju...

Mars mission Risk 29: Scientists research ways to reduce radiation-induced brain damage

...iversity of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, neurochemical and behavioral effects of exposure to heavy particles John Redpath, University of California Irvine, Irvine, Calif., high energy proton dose-rate and mixed field effects on neoplastic transformation in vitro Jerry Shay, University of Texas Sout...

Scientists identify 36 genes, 100 neuropeptides in honey bee brains

...ociogenomics, and to link molecular information to neurochemical and physiological data, we first must know the identities of the peptides used in the brain and the genes they are encoded by," Sweedler said. Using a combination of the newly available honey bee genome sequence, as well as bioinformatics and mass ...

Studies suggest new brain protein may help in treating schizophrenia, insomnia and anxiety

... not develop the signature behavioral symptoms and neurochemical features of schizophrenia, reported Naoe Okamura, M.D., Ph.D., who is a co-worker of Dr. Reinscheid at the University of California, Irvine. "Although preliminary, our animal studies indicate the NPS receptor should be explored as a target for the...

'Sharp' older brains are not the same as younger brains

...purpose ?storing memories ?but through a different neurochemical device." ...

3D Atlas Will Help Navigate The Spinal Cord

...pinal cord will be based on a comprehensive use of neurochemical markers (chemoarchitecture). Many pathways in the ...nerve cell and its processes. Because most of the neurochemical proteins are conserved across species, they are present not only in a particular group of nerve cell...

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