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Tag: Brain

Circadian Rhythm Sleep
February 19, 2021
Today, researcher Victor Bjoerk talks us through his latest published paper, in which he describes a neurodegenerative disease that affects the circadian clock. A circadian clock disease With aging, the brain runs into multiple issues; however, some are more serious than others and cause disease symptoms throughout the body. While aging of some brain areas,...
An MRI of the human brain
January 29, 2021
Recent data published in Neuropsychopharmacology has looked at changes in brain connectivity across lifespan and in patients with major depressive disorder. Biological and chronological age Your chronological age is simply the amount of time that has passed since you were born, but your biological age represents how your body has physically aged over that time....
Missing pieces of the brain
January 22, 2021
A new study by a team of researchers, including Dr. Kirkland of Mayo Clinic, shows the effect of whole-body senolytic treatment on the health and function of the brain. This follows up on previous Mayo Clinic research led by Dr. James Kirkland. That experiment treated mice with a combination of the cancer drug dasatinib and...
December 10, 2020
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco have discovered that a small molecule partially restores the cognitive abilities of mice suffering from age-related memory decline [1]. BrainThe brain is perhaps the most important organ in the body. While many organs are critical to our survival, the brain contains the self. It is responsible for...
Alexander Fedintsev
December 03, 2020
At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Dr. Alexander Fedintsev of the Institute of Biology at Komi Science Center gave a talk about collagen glycation. Cross-links caused by advanced glycation end-products such as glucosepane stiffen the extracellular matrix, leading to systemic problems. Dr. Fedintsev provides evidence showing that the stiffened ECM leads to stem cell depletion, cellular...
Disintegrating mind
December 02, 2020
Jeanne Louise Calment from France was the oldest person to grace this Earth, living a full life until 122 years of age [1]. She continuously exercised, taking up fencing in her 80s and cycling in her 100s. She claimed to have achieved such a long life through olive oil, port, and chocolate. There are many...