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Genes for age-linked brain deterioration identified

Key Messages The brain deteriorates with age because stem cells produce new brain cells more slowly Changes to the activity of a group of around 250 genes cause brain stem cells to slow down Young stem cells behave like older ones if the activity of the Dbx2 gene is increased A group of genes and genetic switches involved in age-related brain deterioration have been ...

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Dementia warning: This 14p fruit could slash your risk of brain decline reveals Dr Hilary

Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK, according to the NHS. The condition is linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. But, you could lower your risk of dementia by keeping your brain active. Brain training exercises could help to keep brain connections open and working, said Lorraine’s Dr Hilary. You could also lower your risk of brain… ...

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Scott Baio's Wife Renee Reveals She's Been Diagnosed With Microvascular Brain Disease

Scott Baio’s wife is opening up about her health.  Renee Baio revealed on Twitter on Saturday that she’s been diagnosed with Microvascular Brain Disease, two and a half years after being diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor.  Replying to a fan asking about her health struggles, Renee tweeted, “Besides having 2 meningioma brain tumors, in Oct 2017 I also learned I ...

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Genes for age-linked brain deterioration identified

Key Messages The brain deteriorates with age because stem cells produce new brain cells more slowly Changes to the activity of a group of around 250 genes cause brain stem cells to slow down Young stem cells behave like older ones if the activity of the Dbx2 gene is increased A group of genes and genetic switches involved in age-related brain deterioration have been ...

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