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Scientists sneak Alzheimer medicine into the brain

Scientists have succeeded in creating molecules that can escort Alzheimer's medicine through the impervious sheath that separates blood vessels from neurons and safely into the brain.

President Obama invests millions into Danish brain research

An international group of scientists will develop a brain scan method, which is far better than today's PET scans. For this purpose, they have received 1.5 million dollars from President Obama.

How do our brains react when income is distributed?

People prefer to get what they – and others – deserve.

Scientists set world record in giving patients migraine

A team of Danish scientists are getting close to finding the cause of migraines. Discovery could lead to better treatment.

Aerobics can increase memory in older adults

Physical activity improves memory performance among persons aged 60 to 70 because it increases blood flow to the brain.

Parkinson’s can start in the gut

Swedish scientists have demonstrated that Parkinson’s disease can move from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.

Danish scientists disprove popular Parkinson’s myth

Advanced computer models allow scientists to track brain processes causing the irreversible disease.

Alcohol sensitivity is inherited

Do you have a parent or grandparent who is or has been an alcoholic? If so, you should stay away from alcohol when you are stressed.

Low neurotransmitter levels benefit people with brain damage

It’s easier to rehabilitate brain damage patients when they have lower levels of a neurotransmitter that affects brain activity.

Case grows for genetic connection to CP

People who have relatives with cerebral palsy run a higher risk of having children with the same diagnosis. The closer the relative – the greater the risk.