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Study shows protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice's impaired learning, memory - Stanford Report

Tony Wyss-Coray and his team identified a protein in human umbilical cord blood that revitalized memory and learning ability in older mice. Norbert von der Groeben. Human umbilical cord blood can rejuvenate learning and memory in older mice, according ...and more »

Umbilical-Cord Protein Found to Rejuvenate Aging Mouse Brains - MIT Technology Review

Stanford researchers have shown that a protein found in high concentrations within umbilical-cord blood of human babies improves the cognitive abilities of old mice. The finding provides yet another piece of evidence that young blood holds secrets that ...and more »

Umbilical cord blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patients -

Dementia patients have been offered hope that their memory could be repaired after scientists showed that injecting blood from the umbilical cords of human babies restores brain function. Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in the US ...and more »

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

Scientists hope protein infusion which rejuvenated brains of aged mice could combat mental decline in older people. Ian Sample Science editor. @iansample. Wed 19 Apr 2017 13.02 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.46 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Fountain of Youth? Young Blood Infusions “Rejuvenate” Old Mice - Scientific American

An injection of “new blood” is a phrase long used as a metaphor for the revitalizing effect of fresh minds on a stagnant organization. But research now suggests it also applies in a literal sense. In a development that calls to mind both vampire lore ...and more »

Could young blood revive memory in the aging brain? - CBS News

A new study hints that young blood may harbor clues to a “fountain of youth” for older brains. Researchers say blood from human umbilical cords appears to have helped reverse memory loss in aging mice. The findings suggest that something in young blood ...and more »

Study: Blood From Human Babies May Improve Memory in Old Mice - Newsweek

Blood from human infants appears to improve learning and memory in older mice, a new study shows. The research is the latest in a new field of inquiry, where scientists are looking to see if blood from the very young can rejuvenate the old. In the ...and more »

Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study Finds - NPR

Decades ago, scientists surgically attached pairs of rats to each other and noticed that old rats tended to live longer if they shared a bloodstream with young rats. It was the beginning of a peculiar and ambitious scientific endeavor to understand how ...and more »

Young human blood makes old mice smarter -

A protein found in young human blood plasma can improve brain function in old mice. The finding, published on 19 April in Nature, is the first time a human protein has been shown to have this effect. It's also the latest evidence that infusions of ...and more »

Cure for Aging? Blood in Human Umbilical Cord Shows Ability to Reverse Memory Loss in Old Mice - Nature World News

Blood from human umbilical cords just may be the key in fighting back aging. Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine found that the protein located in the blood can actually boost learning and memory in older mice, opening the ...and more »