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( Study finds high prevalence of hidden brain changes in people with heart disease
Mar 26th 2024, 17:01

A new analysis involving over 13,000 people has found changes to blood vessels in the brain that can increase the risk of stroke and dementia are common in people with a range of heart conditions, regardless of whether they have experienced a stroke.

( Common degenerative brain disease may begin to develop in middle age
Mar 26th 2024, 10:39

Lewy body disease may be more common in middle-aged people than previously thought, according to a recent study. In the study, almost one in ten of over 50-year-olds were found to have tissue markers of Lewy body disease in the brain.

( xCT protein is key link in inhibiting pancreatic cancer growth and limiting mood disturbances
Mar 26th 2024, 10:39

The xCT protein, which plays an important role as a transport molecule in the cell, could play a part in cancer treatment in the future, researchers have discovered. Their recent studies on mice show that targeting the protein can not only reduce tumor growth, it can also help regulate the inflammatory response and improve mood.

( Large-scale animal study links brain pH changes to wide-ranging cognitive issues
Mar 26th 2024, 10:35

The International Brain pH Project Consortium unveils groundbreaking findings in a large-scale animal model study, indicating altered brain pH and lactate levels as a transdiagnostic endophenotype in neuropsychiatric disorders with cognitive impairment. This collaborative effort, involving 131 researchers across six countries, challenges existing notions and may pave the way for novel strategies in understanding and addressing biologically diverse and debilitating disorders impacting cognitive function.

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