Picture from cited article below: Image of neural stem cells and newborn neurons (green) artificially generated in the hippocampus and contacting mature cells (red) of the mouse brain. ©CRTD Stem cells are constantly re-juvenating our body including the brain, but as we age, our pool of stem cells declines, leading to poor mental and
The antibiotic Gentamicin (famous for its efficacy and reputed for its ototoxicity) may modify the FTD PGRN R493X gene mutation that has been related to rapid illness course with predominant right-sided atrophy – as here demonstrated in this early stage animal study (full research paper).
“In this study, we hypothesized that a soybean oil-rich diet, such as that currently consumed in the U.S., impacts hypothalamic gene expression and oxytocin peptide levels differentially from other high-fat diets, that those changes correlate with obesity and/or diabetes and that they involve one or both of its major components, linoleic acid and stigmasterol”. “The central and peripheral effects of soybean oil