A new study, published by the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia has specified that immune cells in the brain consume the synapses between brain neurons, when exposed to a high-fat diet.
Researchers at the University of Montreal have determined that Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy products, is crucial for brain development. Continue reading “Asparagine essential for Brain Development.”
Researchers have found that a compound found in tumeric promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, potentially providing a new treatment mechanism for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading “Tumeric compound assists brain to repair itself.”
An increasing amount of research has come out in recent years illustrating the crucial relevance of healthy gut bacteria. Now a new study from the Karolinska Institutet has revealed that our gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier. The blood brain barrier acts by protecting the brain from harmful substances in the blood. Continue reading “Gut microbes may impact on brain development and function”