Tag: "memory" at biology news
American Association for Cancer Research provides support for promising cancer scientists
...d for Translational Pancreatic Cancer Research, in memory
of Seena Magowitz provides a two-year grant of $10...ACR-National Brain Tumor Foundation Fellowship, in memory
of Bonnie Brooks provides a one-year grant of $40,000. Recipient: Donghong Zhao, Ph.D., City of Hope...
New OHSU senior care program gets $2.5M boost
...sure, mild congestive heart failure, arthritis and memory
problems would have a care manager, such as a specially trained nurse or social worker, assigned to her. The care manager would work with her to create a care plan, act as a catalyst to ensure the plan is followed, and remain a point of contact for t...
New study zeroes in on genetic roots of Alzheimer's
...ods of time, are believed to cause the cell death, memory
loss and neurological dysfunction characteristic of Alzheimer's. Although researchers have known for more than a decade that ApoE4 was involvedsomehowin development of Alzheimer's, Tang's new study is the first to connect the process of protein fra...
How do the rules of immunity change during chronic infections?
...d to establish long-term immunity. These so-called memory
T cells, which derive from a family of immune cell...tenance scheme than do the CD8 T cells that become memory
T cells following an acute infection, becoming wholly dependent upon the presence of virus for their...
Mutation improves memory, may lead to memory-enhancing pill
...tial target for the development of a drug to treat memory
loss, according to the researchers. The research...howed improved performance in classical behavioral memory
tests, they show. Moreover, animals treated with a small molecule that had the opposite effectleadin...
UC Davis study finds high arsenic levels in herbal kelp supplements
... loss. The woman's symptoms had begun with minor memory
loss and fatigue. Herprimary care physician initially found nothing wrong with the woman andthought the symptoms were related to menopause. With no specific diagnosisor treatment recommendations, the patient started taking a variety ofherbal therapie...
Glucose triggers brain cell death in rats after hypoglycemic coma
...campus and cerebral cortex, which are essential to memory
and cognition. "This study tells us for the first time that, in rats, the brain damage occurs not during the coma, but after it, when we give them glucose and their blood glucose levels return to normal," says principal investigator Raymond A. Swan...
UT Metroplex institutions to collaborate on biomedical research
...tern-based analysis of neural mediators of working memory
deficits in autism" Dr. Greg Allen, assistant pro...study aims to further the understanding of working memory
impairments associated with autism spectrum disorder. "Non-charge-balanced electrical stimulatio...
Selective amnesia -- How a traumatic memory can be wiped out
...CNRS scientists in collaboration have shown that a memory
of a traumatic event can be wiped out, although o...ess. Recalling an event stored in the long-term memory
triggers a reprocessing phase: the recollection then becomes sensitive to pharmacological disturbanc...
Detecting poisons in nectar is an odour-ous task for honeybees
...tent and the toxins in nectar affected a honeybees memory
for learned odours. Honeybees learned not to respond to odours associated with toxins within 20 min of eating toxins, and would retain this ability up to 24 hours after eating a toxin. This suggests that honeybees can react to toxins in nectar, but...
Think herbal supplements are safe? Think again, book by Saint Louis University doctor says
...oth husband and wife had started taking the herbal memory
enhancer, which largely contained ginkgo biloba "One of the side effects of ginkgo biloba is an increased risk of bleeding. He had no awareness of this. I told him to stop taking the herb and get rechecked before having cystoscopy. The bleeding st...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 21, 2007
...s into the origin of life, the innermost nature of memory
and thought, sustainable stewardship of our planet, and other still-unanswered questions, a noted chemist predicts in an article scheduled for the March 26 issue of Chemical & Engineering and News (C&EN), ACSs weekly newsmagazine. That forecast com...
Experience affects new neuron survival in adult brain; study sheds light on learning, memory
...ences may explain how they can affect learning and memory
in adults. A team of researchers headed by Fred...n the adult brain could contribute to learning and memory
by storing the information of ones previous experiences," Gage says. Future research, he says, shoul...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...tment, 1-year-old mice displayed improved learning memory
performance in a maze task....
JCI table of contents: March 15, 2007
...is secondary immune response were able to generate memory
cells, meaning that the aLN recipients made long-lived responses to the immunizing protein. The authors therefore suggest that aLNs might of therapeutic use in immunodeficient patients. TITLE: Artificial lymph nodes induce potent secondary immune r...
Making memories that last a lifetime
...to test whether methylation specifically regulates memory
formation. In their experiments, the researchers...ivity of genes known to either suppress or promote memory
formation. The memory
suppressor gene they studied is called protein phosphatase 1, and the memory-p...
Chemical cues turn embryonic stem cells into cerebellar neurons
...its that are responsible for motor learning, motor memory
and sensory perception. It's also the location of 40 percent of pediatric brain tumors. Mary E. Hatten, Rockefeller's Frederick P. Rose Professor and head of the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, has been studying granule cells for 30 years; ...
Health care system for aging nerve cells
...zheimer patients suffer from a progressive loss of memory
whereas in Parkinson disease failures of the motor system are most evident. However, the characteristic muscle shaking and the inability to initiate movement of Parkinsons disease, from which also prominent people like Muhammed Ali and Michael J. Fox...
'Generalist' genes linked to a variety of learning disorders
... language and math disorders, and even spatial and memory
functions. Environment does play a role in learning disorders, but more so in determining what type of learning disorder may develop. "Because we now know that environmental factors are 'specialists', these findings have far-reaching implications ...
UGA research shows rats are capable of reflecting on mental processes
...search may change how we think about cognition and memory
in animals," said Jonathon Crystal, an associate professor of psychology in UGAs Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Crystals co-author on the paper is Allison Foote, a graduate student in the department of psychology at UGA. Researchers have...
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