Brain

ADSCs transplantation promotes neurogenesis in Alzheimer's disease

ADSCs transplantation promotes neurogenesis in Alzheimer's disease

Substance P in hippocampus versus striatal marginal division for learning/memory function

Substance P in hippocampus versus striatal marginal division for learning/memory function

An obstacle to the differentiation of adipose-derived stromal cells into astrocytes

An obstacle to the differentiation of adipose-derived stromal cells into astrocytes

Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early

COPENHAGEN, July 13, 2014 – A decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, while examinations of the eye could indicate the build-up of beta-amyloid, a protein associated with Alzheimer's, in the brain, according to the results of four research trials reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 (AAIC® 2014) in Copenhagen.

Brain activity in sex addiction mirrors that of drug addiction

Pornography triggers brain activity in people with compulsive sexual behaviour – known commonly as sex addiction – similar to that triggered by drugs in the brains of drug addicts, according to a University of Cambridge study published in the journal PLOS ONE. However, the researchers caution that this does not necessarily mean that pornography itself is addictive.

Virtual finger enables scientists to navigate and analyze complex 3D images

Virtual reality interface device and brain neural networks in neurological diseases

Citalopram increases the differentiation efficacy of BMSCs into neuronal-like cells

Why anandamide can increase intracellular Ca2+ concentration?

Exercise is the best medicine: QUT study

Women would benefit from being prescribed exercise as medicine, according to a QUT study that revealed moderate to high intensity activity is essential to reducing the risk of death in older women.

Professor Debra Anderson, from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, said that in addition to conventional treatments for physical and mental health, health professionals should be prescribing tailored exercise programs for older women.