FRAUD

Last week, some shocking allegations made concerning a prevailing theory of Alzheimer’s shook the research community, calling into question the validity of the study’s authoritative results. Apparently, part of a pivotal 2006 study of Alzheimer’s disease may have been fabricated.  Science magazine proclaimed that it uncovered evidence that images may have been altered in the…

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Slowing the Decline

New research suggests that taking a daily multivitamin for three years is associated with a 60% slowdown in cognitive aging, with effects especially pronounced in cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients. In addition to testing the effect of a daily multivitamin on cognition, the COSMOS study also examined the effect of cocoa flavanols but did not show…

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Time Travel

It looks as if researchers have unlocked a pathway to time travel — in our brains, at least.  Scientists have identified the neural pathways in the brain that allow us to recall memories and replay them in the correct sequence.  This is a monumental step forward in potential treatments for people with memory problems! A…

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Cancer Miracle?

Treating diseases in the brain has always been challenging for scientists because crossing the body’s natural barriers to the organ has proven itself time and again to be nearly impossible. Now, scientists at the University of Michigan say nanoparticles are crucial to breaking through the almost impenetrable blood-brain barrier. This accomplishment is permitting cancer researchers…

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It’s In Your Head

It’s National Mental Illness Awareness Week, and, today (Thursday, October 11) is National Depression Screening Day. Why is that important? Because millions of Americans are living with some sort of mental health condition. If you’re not, then you definitely know someone who is. Mental illness is so far-reaching that you would be hard pressed to…

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Brain Science Breakthrough!

This one is amazing. The kind of amazing that will alter the course of discovery in the neurosciences. The kind of amazing that, once again, shows that we as humans are fearfully and wonderfully made by a Creator who is a Master Designer. So what is it? It’s a new type of brain cell scientists…

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