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Influenza vaccination linked to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease – Neuroscience News

Abstract: Older adults who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease during the four-year follow-up than their peers who did not receive the vaccine. Source: UT Houston People who received at least one flu vaccine were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease over four years than their …

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Theta waves: A marker of emotional regulation – News from neuroscience

Abstract: Emotional regulation was associated with the activity of theta waves in the frontal cortex of the brain. Source: University of Montreal Unaware of this, we all rely on emotional regulation many times a day. It is a process by which we mitigate the effect of disturbing stimuli in order to stay focused, improve our …

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The first evidence of sleep recurrence in the human motor cortex, which controls voluntary movement – Neuroscience News

Abstract: Data collected from a tetraplegic who teaches BCI to play Simon showed that the brain reproduces learned information during sleep. Source: general mass Why do we sleep? Scientists have been debating the issue for millennia, but a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), conducted in collaboration with colleagues from Brown University, …

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Alzheimer’s disease affects most of the known biological pathways in the brain – News from Neuroscience

Abstract: Of the 341 known biological pathways, 91% were associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Source: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Nearly 6 million seniors have Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, and the number is expected to double by 2050. Already the sixth leading cause of death, Alzheimer’s disease is a complex neurodegenerative disease that causes …

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