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Alzheimer’s-Immunity Link

High-resolution confocal image from the hippocampal CA3 region of Alzheimer’s mouse model brain show amyloid-beta plaques (green) and microglia/macrophages (red). Mice with complement C3 deficiency show an altered glial response to plaques. Image: Lemere Lab, Brigham and Women’s   Alzheimer’s-Immunity ...

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New technique makes brain scans better

Researchers at MIT and other institutions have devised a way to boost the quality of low-resolution patient MRI scans so they can be used for large-scale studies. Images produced by their algorithm, shown in the center column, are much closer ...

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Exercise for better memory?

Click for a full size image   Exercise for better memory? By Laura Dawahare LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 19, 2017) — Experts at the World Health Organization say that a sedentary lifestyle is one of the leading risk factors for death ...

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Scientists unlock microbiome’s secrets

  Scientists unlock microbiome’s secrets Collaborations produce unexpected research on role of bacteria in disease By Matt Wood Alzheimer’s disease researcher Myles Minter still sounds a little surprised while describing the improbable group of researchers he is collaborating with these ...

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Can pomegranates protect the brain from dementia

Pomegranates contain high concentrations of antioxidant compounds which play an important role in preventing neurodegenerative disease. (Photo: Shutterstock). Click for a full size image   Can pomegranates protect the brain from dementia? A diet rich in pomegranates had significant positive ...

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Amyloid PET Scans: Are They a Game-Changer

Image courtesy of the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health Click for a full size image Amyloid PET Scans: Are They a Game-Changer? Amyloid PET scans allow, for the first time, accurate detection of amyloid plaques—one of the hallmarks ...

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