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Scientists Find Growth Factors That Build Brains also Build Memories

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 12:05pm - by New York University A team of New York University neuroscientists has determined how a pair of growth factor molecules contributes to long-term memory formation, a finding that appears in the journal Neuron. “These results give us a better understanding of memory’s architecture and, specifically, how molecules act as a network in

Texas A&M Study Shows Memory Decline Caused by Aging can be Prevented with Resveratrol

Feb. 5, 2015 BioNewsTexas Researchers recently published in the journal Scientific Reports their findings on resveratrol, a compound present in foods such as peanuts and red grapes, and how it may offer protection towards memory decline caused by aging. The study is entitled “Resveratrol Prevents Age-Related Memory and Mood Dysfunction with Increased Hippocampal Neurogenesis and

Scientists Confirm ‘Chemobrain’ Is Real, Patients Find Validation

St. Louis Public Radio, by Nora Ibrahim ~ June 5, 2014 Most people have heard about the undesirable side effects that chemotherapy has on the body of people suffering from cancer. There's balding, fatigue and loss of appetite, to name a few. Until recently, however, chemotherapy’s effects on the brain weren’t widely recognized. The cognitive

Blunt calls for improved mental health services

Southeast Missourian, By Samantha Rinehart ~ May 29, 2014 U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt stood before community leaders, counselors and board members at the Community Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday afternoon advocating for improved behavioral health treatment. The event came on the eve of the center's 40th anniversary, said executive director John Hudak, who