NBC News / The Associated Press – The findings in professional players may not apply to recreational, college or amateur-level play, or to women, a scientist noted.
National Institutes of Health – Scientists peered inside neurons and watched the workings of annexin A11, a gene linked to a rare form of ALS.
Cision – CuraSen is developing small molecule drugs targeting a novel mechanism in the brain to alleviate disabling symptoms and modify disease pathology in patients who suffer from less common (orphan) neurodegenerative disorders as well as Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease.
Gizmodo – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative plans to hand out $2.5 million in funding to early career scientists in the field of neurodegenerative disease research to jumpstart their work.
In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, trying to determine why wine has neurologic health benefits; how a lack of oxygen might actually help treat neurodegenerative disease; and concerns about mental health coverage under the American Health Care Act.
In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, treating TBI with already-approved drugs; a robot that completes a brain surgery in 2.5 minutes; how getting lost might point to Alzheimer's; and a new drug to treat ALS.
In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, DARPA's goals to "hack" your brain; shared links of two neurodegenerative disorders; and using lab-grown "minibrains" to investigate disease.
In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, research showing that multitasking "overloads" the brain; how your brain age might portend when you will die; and opposition to President Trump's pick to lead the federal mental health agency.
In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, a possible new "wonder-drug" to prevent neurodegenerative diseases; limiting age-associated memory loss with blood from umbilical cords; and psychedelics actually causing a higher state of consciousness.
EurekAlert! – More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly.
The Verge – This technology could help humans merge with software and keep pace with advancements in artificial intelligence. These enhancements could improve memory or allow for more direct interfacing with computing devices.
Science – Researchers are working to build the world’s first full-body PET scanner, which they claim will increase our power to understand what’s going on in our bodies through more vivid PET images.