Brain Cells

After-meal snack cravings? It’s the work of food-seeking neurons, not hunger

Feeding control via midbrain-subthalamic pathway.

Noninvasive chemobrain therapy

Gamma entrainment alleviates chemo-induced cognitive decline.

Scientists discovered a brain circuit that coordinates speaking and breathing

The circuit makes sure that breathing is prioritized over speaking.

Neurons help to flush out waste from the brain during sleep

Neuronal dynamics guide brain waste clearance for Cerebrospinal fluid perfusion.

Gold nanoparticles improve brain function in multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s

Brain target engagement seen in Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis.

New cause of neuron death in Alzheimer’s discovered

Short, toxic RNAs kill brain cells and may allow Alzheimer’s to develop.

Cannabis triggers hunger neurons in the brain

Cannabis sativa activates hunger neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus.

Toxic tau protein linked to Alzheimer’s discovery

Tau oligomers cause harm to neuronal nuclei structure and function.

Complete cell map of a whole mammalian brain

Atlas characterizes over 32 million cells across the mouse brain.

Aging accelerates in transplant patients with older organs

Alzheimer's polygenic risk scores tied to different processes based on cell type.

Link found between Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s-like brain damage in mice

Targeting cholesterol potentially could help treat Alzheimer’s, related dementias.

New study sheds light on how Alzheimer’s tau tangles begin

Inhibition of GCPII lowers pT217Tau in the brains of aged macaques.

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