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Human cord blood boosts brains of old mice - Futurity: Research News

Umbilical cord blood from human newborns boosts the brain function and cognitive performance of old mice, a new study shows. Researchers identified a protein, abundant in human cord blood but decreasingly so with advancing age, that has the same ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Blood from human babies makes brains of elderly mice young again - New Scientist

By Alice Klein. Do you feel like your brain is getting sluggish with age? A protein found in umbilical cord blood may help restore its youthful vigor. Researchers have previously found that blood from human teenagers can rejuvenate memory and cognition ...and more »

Protein isolated from human cord blood has antiaging effects on memory in mice - Science Magazine

Researchers have found a protein in the blood of human umbilical cords that improves memory and learning in old mice. The provocative finding joins a flurry of other recent, sometimes controversial work attempting to find factors that explain the ...and more »

Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain - Medical News Today

The research, published in Nature, has the potential to lead to new treatments for age-associated declines in mental ability. Aging drives changes in neuronal and cognitive function, which affect signals between the brain and other areas of the body ...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 »

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 »

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 »