Author Archives: admin

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02039-y Nature. 2021 Jul;595(7869):640-644. doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-02039-y

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How the coronavirus infects cells – and why Delta is so dangerous

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41582-021-00531-7.pdf

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Parkinson’s disease and air pollution

https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/118/24/e2013155118.full.pdf

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The impact of a lack of mathematical education on brain development and future attainment

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8190281/pdf/41467_2021_Article_23694.pdf

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Working memory, dopamine and schizophrenia

Abstract: “While many diseases of aging have been linked to the immunological system, immune metrics capable of identifying the most at-risk individuals are lacking. From the blood immunome of 1,001 individuals aged 8–96 years, we developed a deep-learning method based … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Inflammatory aging clock (iAge) and aging

COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs. Nature News July 7, 2021. “Growing evidence suggests that the coronavirus causes ‘brain fog’ and other neurological symptoms through multiple mechanisms…. How COVID-19 damages the brain is becoming clearer. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on COVID and the brain

Makhani, N., Tremlett, H. The multiple sclerosis prodrome. Nat Rev Neurol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-021-00519-3 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41582-021-00519-3

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The multiple sclerosis prodrome

Summary: “The molecular mechanisms accounting for the environmental risk factor stimulation of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis including traumatic brain injury, diabetes, and chronic cerebral hypoperfusion remain unclear. The BDNF/TrkB signaling pathway plays a critical role in neuronal synaptic plasticity and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Neurotrophic signaling deficiency exacerbates environmental risks for Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis

Abstract: “Though SARS-CoV-2 primarily targets the respiratory system, patients and survivors can suffer neurological symptoms. Yet, an unbiased understanding of the cellular and molecular processes affected in the brains of COVID-19 patients is still missing. Here, we profile 65,309 single-nucleus transcriptomes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dysregulation of brain and choroid plexus cell types in severe COVID-19

“Curiosity is what drives organisms to investigate each other and their environment. It is considered by many to be as intrinsic as hunger and thirst, but the neurobiological mechanisms behind curiosity have remained elusive. In mice, Ahmadlou et al. found … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A brain circuit that drives and gates curiosity