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A protein from umbilical cords could revitalize memory in an aging brain

You leave your car in a vast, crowded parking lot, and when you return, you have no idea where it is. The ensuing search is frustrating, time-consuming and a little embarrassing. That experience occurs more frequently as we get older, because the functions of the part of the brain that encodes...

Could young blood revive memory in the aging brain?

4 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Blood from human umbilical cords appears to have helped reverse memory loss in aging mice

Component of human umbilical cord blood perks up the minds of old mice

The findings are just in mice and debate swirls around the anti-aging pursuits.

Blood in Umbilical Cord May Improve Our Memories

Oh, the proverbial fountain of youth. As we age, can we somehow tap into it? Researchers are exploring this in a literal way as they study the effects of blood from human umbilical cords—which is about as young as it gets—on aging mice. Reporting in the journal Nature...

Medical News Today: Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain

A protein identified in human umbilical cord blood has been shown to rejuvenate and revitalize the learning and memory ability of older mice.

Can scientists rejuvenate an aging brain with a protein found in umbilical cord blood?

What old brains need is a shot of young blood — and the younger the better. It may sound like a metaphor employed by a randy octogenarian. But new research on mice suggests it can be taken quite literally. Writing in the journal Nature, Stanford University anti-aging researchers reported Wednesday...

A human protein revitalizes memory — at least in mice

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

In mice, a protein derived from human umbilical cord plasma rejuvenates the brain.

Blood from human babies make brains of elderly mice young again

Young blood can rejuvenate the mind. Now a study has identified a protein in umbilical cord blood that can boost memory and brain function in aged mice

Human umbilical cord plasma proteins revitalize hippocampal function in aged mice

5 days agoAcademics : Nature AOP

Ageing drives changes in neuronal and cognitive function, the decline of which is a major feature of many neurological disorders. The hippocampus, a brain region subserving roles of spatial and episodic memory and learning, is sensitive to the detrimental effects of ageing at morphological and molecular levels. Show More Summary

Human umbilical cord blood restores brain function in old mice

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It turns out the fountain of youth might be coursing through human umbilical cords. At least that's part of the findings from a team of researchers at Stanford University that saw some impressive results when the substance was injected into old mice suffering from cognitive decline. Show More Summary

Blood From Human Umbilical Cords Can Rejuvenate Old Mouse Brains

Several studies now suggest that young plasma has revitalizing properties—and with results this intriguing, it’s no wonder there is drama brewing among the scientists involved.

Umbilical cord blood could slow brain's ageing, study suggests

Scientists hope protein infusion which rejuvenated brains of aged mice could combat mental decline in older people Scientists have reversed memory and learning problems in aged mice with infusions of a protein found in human umbilical cord blood. Show More Summary

Are babies left to die when they survive abortion? The horrifying true stories.

The baby was born alive. So the abortion nurse calmly cut the umbilical cord, and threw the living baby in a red biohazard bag.

17 Stunning Birth Photos That Will Change the Way You See Umbilical Cords

Post by Jeanne Sager. The umbilical cord is something women carry around for months and never really get to know -- after all, it's cut and discarded shortly after a baby's born. But the stretchy conduit that links a growing baby to the placenta is quite literally the cord of life. Show More Summary

‘The Black Room’ Images: Natasha Henstridge vs. a Demon Umbilical Cord

Cleopatra Films s ent a few new images from The Black Room, the latest genre film from Rolfe Kanefsky (Dead Scared, Nightmare Man). The Black Room opens theatrically on April 28th in L.A. at the Music Hall Theater, on iTunes and VOD May 9th and on DVD and Blu-ray June 18th. In the film, “A supernatural tale where evil takes […]

The life-saving treatment that’s being thrown in the trash

Today, transplanted umbilical cord blood can treat or cure more than 80 conditions.

National Enquirer brands Flynn a “Russian spy” — Trump just threw Flynn under the bus. Why?

Before we begin, don’t tell me the National Enquirer isn’t reputable — that is not the point of this story. The National Enquirer has an umbilical cord tethered to Team Trump, and only writes what Trump wants them to write. So the big question this morning is why Team Trump wants to smear Michael Flynn. Now, the […]

Diabetes researchers discover way to expand potent regulatory cells

For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of researchers has found a way to expand and preserve certain cord-blood cells as a potential treatment for type 1 diabetes.

UF Health diabetes researchers discover way to expand potent regulatory cells

(University of Florida) For parents, storing their newborn baby's umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand and preserve certain cord-blood cells as a potential treatment for type 1 diabetes.

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