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PF4: the tiny protein that could boost your brain power, no matter your age
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - 16-Aug-2023
PF4 from platelets enhanced learning and memory in both young and old miceRead more...
Medgadget interviews Blackrock Neurotech's Chairman about thought-to-text BCI
Medgadget - 28-Dec-2021
The latest application of its NeuroPort Array that can also restore movement, touch and hearingRead more...
Deep brain stimulation is a promising treatment for major depression
Guardian - 04-Oct-2021
Brain implant detects patterns that proceed depression and then blocks the signalsRead more...
Translation of brain signals from a paralyzed patient into text by machine learning
Guardian - 15-Jul-2021
Neuroprosthesis provides natural communication for people who cannot talkRead more...
Eating less than 800 calories a day favoured weight loss via hungry pathogens
ScienceAlert - 27-Jun-2021
Long-term safety of the diet is questionable as it alters the healthy gut microbiomeRead more...
New immunotherapy clears out senescent cells to combat aging
Medical Xpress - 10-May-2021
Activated immune cells can treat age-related chronic diseases - a potential alternative to senolyticsRead more...
Cells in depressed individuals were 2 years older than their real age
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - 06-Apr-2021
GrimAge predicts increased cellular ageing & mortality risk in people with major depressionRead more...
Memory retrieval made possible with a resetting drug
Medical Xpress - 01-Dec-2020
An experimental drug restores age related memory loss and brain function in miceRead more...
Go for a 15 minute 'Awe Walk' to bring positivity
Psychology Today - 03-Nov-2020
Simple and cost free awe walks boost positive emotions and prosocial behaviourRead more...
New language learning in adults possible with nerve stimulation
New Scientist - 06-Aug-2020
Non-invasive ear device could soon help to better connect the world through speechRead more...
What does is mean to 'die of old age'?
Gizmodo - 03-Aug-2020
Experts raise some interesting end-of-life questions - ones which will soon, hopefully, be obsoleteRead more...
Blood factor created by exercise can be transfused to sedentary mice for same mental benefits
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 13-Jul-2020
Another point for the "good" factors argument, though removing "bad" factors likely to be important tooRead more...
Boosting Gpld1 protein could have same benefits as exercise
Medical Xpress - 09-Jul-2020
I'm sure there's more to exercise than this, but an interesting start to a potential wonder drugRead more...
Human gut microbiome is altered by shifting to a ketogenic diet
EurekAlert! - 20-May-2020
Potential research area to find treatment options for autoimmune diseases of the gutRead more...
"Smart" cells for 'smart' therapies
UCSF - 24-Jul-2019
“Smart” cells behave like tiny autonomous robots, planned to detect damage and deliver helpRead more...
Brain implant translates people's thoughts into speech
BBC - 24-Apr-2019
Text- and voice-free internet searches one step closerRead more...
Reducing Inflamm-Aging by topical skin application, beneficial in chronically aged
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - 13-Mar-2019
Rejuvenating the skin can reverse “inflamm-aging may have profound health effectsRead more...
Universal stem cells avoid immune reaction in mice
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 26-Feb-2019
Could lead to off-the-shelf stem cell therapiesRead more...
Head and neck cancer survival rates tripled with cheap painkillers
Independent - 26-Jan-2019
Only 266 participants in trial, but big pharma doesn’t pay to test free drugsRead more...
Scientists uncover the secret behind cancer cell's immortality
Medical Xpress - 10-Sep-2018
Doesn't seem to harm normal cells unlike telomerase blocking drugs that are too toxicRead more...
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