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Lymphatics Help "Seed" Early Zebrafish Brain Cells Psychology and Psychiatry News

Lymphatics Help “Seed” Early Zebrafish Brain Cells Psychology and Psychiatry News

In the embryonic stage of brain development, some neurons and synapses form correctly and connect, but others do not, resulting in parts and pieces being scrapped. This leaves dead or dying cells and requires the central nervous system to employ some type of cleaning crew. Microglial cells meet this challenge by “ingesting” waste products and …

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Breast milk is beneficial for the brain of premature babies

Breast milk is beneficial for the brain of premature babies

(Montreal) Premature babies who received the greatest amounts of breast milk, both during and after hospitalization in the neonatal intensive care unit, did better in school a few years later, found American and Australian researchers. Posted at 11:01 a.m. Jean-Benoit Legault The Canadian Press In particular, breastmilk consumption was associated with higher reading and math …

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Brain: anatomy, role, diagram of the human brain

Brain: anatomy, role, diagram of the human brain

The brain regulates all vital functions of the human body. Anatomy, role for the organism, diseases, examinations, diagram… Exploration with Dr. Michel Gugenheim, neurologist and president of the ANLLF, Association of Liberal Neurologists of the French Language. Summary Well protected by the bones of the skull, the brain is the control center of the human …

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La méningite à méningoque, une maladie rare causée par la bactérie Neisseria meningitidis. © Kateryna_Kon

Meningococcal meningitis, a serious infection in adults and children

You will also be interested Meningococcal meningitis is an infection perceived as rare, yet in 2019 doctors recorded more than one case per day and more than one death per week on average in our country. Indeed, a study by Public Health France and the Institut Pasteur reports 459 cases diagnosed and 55 deaths during …

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« Late » est une forme de démence tout juste découverte. © Kateryna_Kon, Fotolia

This newly discovered form of dementia is very common among seniors

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Soon a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease? A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease that could be done at your doctor’s office would soon be possible. In 2019, neuroscientists at the University of Kentucky in the United States discovered a form of dementia dubbed “Late” (for Limbic-predominant …

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Valproic acid causes brain stem cell senescence in embryo

Valproic acid causes brain stem cell senescence in embryo

How Valproic Acid Causes Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities in Exposed Children in utero ? While other antiepileptics such as topiramate also appear to be involved, the underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood. French researchers show in a study on human brain organoids and in animal models that the antiepileptic induces excessive senescence of embryonic brain stem cells. This …

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