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Enzyme to preserve nerve function identified : Research

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Researchers have identified an enzyme that plays a crucial role in the degeneration of axons, the threadlike portions of a nerve cell that transmit signals within the nervous system. The discovery could open new pathways to treating or preventing many brain diseases since axon loss occurs in all neurodegenerative diseases…. Read more »

Experts Identified Brain Chemical That Affects Learning Ability

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While cognitive decline is a process tied to age-related degeneration, there are ways and means to slow the process or delay it. According to a study published in the journal Science, a certain chemical messenger in the brain may influence the learning ability in adults. The study was conducted on… Read more »

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

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A new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that a particular gene may be responsible for amplifying or reducing stress, depending on its level of activity and thus, triggering the risk of depression . This particular gene is known as Slc6a15 and its link with depression has been found in both animals… Read more »