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'Good' chemical, neurons in brain elevated among exercise addicts
...ic factor in the hippocampus, a curved, elongated ridge
in the brain that controls learning and memory. BDNF is involved in protecting and producing neurons in the hippocampus. "When you exercise, it's been shown you release BDNF," said study co-author Justin Rhodes, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the De...
Bone implants could aid healing after tooth removal
...or surgeons to properly fit dental implants to the ridge
of the jawbone without requiring additional surgical procedures. The body's natural powers to regenerate bone are also hindered by the soft tissue of the surrounding gums, and in severe cases following trauma or cancer surgery, wide gaps called "c...
OHSU study: Testosterone deprivation makes men forget
...e function of the hippocampus, a curved, elongated ridge
in the brain that controls learning and memory. In fact, Janowsky said, similar deficits - the ability to encode information initially but forget it quickly - is seen in individuals with well-known cognitive disorders. "A colleague looked at (t...