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Los Angeles TimesCan scientists rejuvenate an aging brain with a protein found in umbilical cord blood?Los Angeles TimesWhat old brains need is a shot of young blood — and the younger the better. It may sound like a metaphor employed by a randy octogenarian. But new research on mice suggests it can be taken quite literally. Writing in the journal Nature, Stanford ...Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study FindsNPRUmbilical cord blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patientsTelegraph.co.ukA protein from human umbilical cords revitalizes memory — at least in miceWashington PostNature.com -New Scientist -The Atlantic -The Scientistall 20 news articlesNEXT ARTICLE
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...