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Why Senior Moments Are Not Inevitable

... span. It's quite well-known that even with normal healthy ageing, we do seem to see a decline in our cognitive ... memory, attention, etc. - and the Cambridge's Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience or Cam-CAN was setup to try and ... is affected very strongly indeed by our stereotypes of ageing. Ben -   So, if we expect that we are getting ...

GFP-expressing nerve cells in the mouse cerebral cortex

Protecting Neurons from Age-Related Decline

... developments on your work, today, we're talking about ageing.  What does this nerve degeneration process have to do with ageing? Michael -   So, in answer to one of your earlier ... and in certain types of neurodegenerative disease.  And ageing if you like, is a big new growth area in biomedical ...

Saggital transection through the human brain

Cause of brain ageing discovered

... hope for a fresh approach to the development of anti-ageing techniques. Whereas previous investigations have ... a significant development in the ongoing quest to conquer ageing. What makes brains age, and a way to slow the ... has been uncovered by US scientists... Cause of brain ageing discovered ...

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What is death?

... want to live forever. Although fear of the effects of ageing seems to be what's putting most people off. But the ... people throughout their life, defeat the maladies of ageing, and maybe one day, live forever? And more ...

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Exercise and Interaction for the Brain?

... neurogenesis whereas sedation, high stress levels, and ageing can affect it in a negative way and decrease it.   ...

Intermediate magnification micrograph of cerebral amyloid angiopathy with senile plaques in the cerebral cortex consistent of amyloid beta, as may be seen in Alzheimer disease. Amyloid beta immunostain.

Stopping Alzheimer's occurring

... from brain to blood and blood back into the brain. Now, in ageing, we lose the potential to be able to transfer this ...

Saggital transection through the human brain

How learning happens

... Moreover, the finding also may shed light on the ageing process. "As we age memory and learning capacity falls ...

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What was it like in Oliver Twist's day?

... thought that old people are rather dry and wrinkly, and ageing was therefore seen as a cooling and drying process.  ...