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Brain implant boosts human memory by mimicking how we learn

Added: 15.12.2017 2:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

A device that zaps the brain with electricity has improved people’s scores on memory tests. It may have the power to help dementia, or boost other brain skills

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Married people are much less likely to get dementia

Added: 13.12.2017 16:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

People who are single for life are 42 per cent more likely to get dementia, but marriage isn’t always good for your health – especially if you’re a woman

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Cancer-protecting enzyme is 'also promoting its growth'

Added: 12.12.2017 22:48 | 14 views | 0 comments

The NEIL3 enzyme has long been known to repair ‘day-to-day’ oxidative damage to DNA that is implicated in diseases of ageing, including dementia and cancer.

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Scientists May Have Discovered Major Cause of Dementia

Added: 12.12.2017 11:56 | 15 views | 0 comments

The build-up of urea, also known as carbamide, in the brain to toxic levels can cause brain damage - and eventually dementia, according to new research. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study shows that the neurodegenerative disorder Huntington’s Disease - one of seven major types of age-related dementia - [...]


Making your brain cells longer could help ward off Alzheimer’s

Added: 12.12.2017 2:12 | 5 views | 0 comments

People who die with plaques and tangles in their brain but no signs of dementia may have changed the shape of connections between neurons to withstand the disease

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