Posts Tagged ‘Howard Hughes Medical Institute’

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Long-Term Memory May Be Improved By Blocking ‘Oh-Glick-Nack’

Just as the familiar sugar in food can be bad for the teeth and waistline, another sugar has been implicated as a health menace and blocking its action may have benefits that include improving long-term memory in older people and treating cancer. Progress toward finding such a blocker for the sugar – with the appropriately […]

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Molecular Sculptor of Memories Revealed | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Changing amounts of a certain protein in the brains of mammals affected their learning and memory profoundly, revealed a recent study. The protein, called kibra, was linked in previous studies in humans to memory and protection against late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The new work in mice, reported in the Sept. 22 issue of Neuron, shows that […]