Archive: 02/17/2009

Can exercising your brain prevent memory loss?

Participating in certain mental activities, like reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life, may delay or prevent memory loss, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy ...

Feb 17, 2009
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An Inexhaustible Source of Neural Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research scientists in Bonn, Germany, have succeeded in deriving so-called brain stem cells from human embryonic stem cells. These can not only be conserved almost indefinitely in culture, but can also serve ...

Feb 17, 2009
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Forgotten and lost - when proteins 'shut down' our brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Which modules of the tau protein, in neurons of Alzheimer disease patients, may act in a destructive manner were investigated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry ...

Feb 17, 2009
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