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Stimulating neuron formation restores memory in mice with Alzheimer’s disease – Neuroscience News

Overview: Increasing neurogenesis by deleting the Bax gene in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease improved the animals’ performance in tests measuring spatial recognition and contextual memory. Source: Rockefeller University Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have found that increasing the production of new neurons in mice with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) rescues the animals’ memory …

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How to train your brain to prevent dementia

Athletes train to improve their performance. Train professionals to achieve success in their field. Now researchers are investigating ways we can train our brains to prevent dementia. This timely investigation is important because the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease increases as baby boomers age. There are 6.5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease today and that is …

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