Protein in human umbilical cord blood propels old mice's sputtering memory to new highs - Scope (blog)

Mighty mouse Human umbilical cord blood can rejuvenate learning and memory in older mice, according to a study led by Stanford neuroscientists Tony Wyss-Coray, PhD, and Joe Castellano, PhD. The study, published in Nature, comes out of the same lab ...

Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain? - U.S. News & World Report

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay 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.

A protein from human umbilical cords revitalizes memory — at least in mice - Washington Post

(iStock). You leave your car in a vast, crowded parking lot, and when you return, you have no idea where it is. The ensuing search is frustrating, time-consuming and a little embarrassing. That experience occurs more frequently as we get older, because ...

Young blood makes old mice smarter, says study - Yahoo News

Injections of TIMP2 plasma boosted activity in the rodents' hippocampus, and their learning, memory and ability to adapt to new information all improved, notably in their ability to extract themselves from a lab maze. (AFP Photo/PETER PARKS). More.

Protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice's impaired learning, memory - Science Daily

Date: April 19, 2017; Source: Stanford University Medical Center; Summary: Human umbilical cord blood can rejuvenate learning and memory in older mice, according to a new study. The findings could lead to new treatments for age-associated declines in ...

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 ...

Brain gains seen in elderly mice injected with human umbilical cord plasma - Science News

YOUTHFUL GLOW In the hippocampus of a 1-month-old mouse, some nerve cells (red) produce the protein TIMP2 (green), which declines with age and may help keep the brain young. Blue indicates microglial cells. J. Castellano et al/Nature 2017. Email.

Human Cord Plasma Protein Boosts Cognitive Function in Older Mice - The Scientist

A protein found in human umbilical cord plasma improves synaptic plasticity, learning, and memory in aged mice. By Abby Olena | April 19, 2017. © BRYAN SATALINOInjecting a protein derived from human umbilical cord plasma—tissue inhibitor of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Umbilical Cord Plasma Could Help Preserve Memory in Aging Populations - Seeker

A new study provides the first evidence that human plasma can aid memory and learning in older mice. By Eva Hershaw. April 19, 2017. 1:00 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. A protein found in high levels in umbilical cord plasma ...

Human umbilical cord blood restores brain function in old mice - New Atlas

It turns out the fountain of youth might be coursing through human umbilical cords. At least that's part of the findings from a team of researchers at Stanford University that saw some impressive results when the substance was injected into old mice ...

Young human blood makes old mice smarter - Nature.com

Mice treated with a protein from umbilical cord plasma improved their performance on memory tests. Sara Reardon. 19 April 2017. Article tools. Rights & Permissions. Simon Schluter/Fairfax Media via Getty Images. Blood from younger humans may have ...

Young human blood may help old mice learn better - The Verge

The promise of young-blood injections to keep us sharp has captivated Silicon Valley, but the studies have all been with mice blood — until now. Researchers at Stanford University found that injecting mice with a protein found in human umbilical cord ...

Blood From Human Umbilical Cords Can Rejuvenate Old Mouse Brains - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. When a baby is born, the now-useless umbilical cord is usually thrown away. But sometimes, it finds renewed purpose. Parents can decide to donate the blood from ...

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

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 in elderly mice ...

Umbilical cord blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patients - Telegraph.co.uk

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 ...

Human umbilical cord blood boosts cognitive function in old mice - International Business Times UK

A protein called TIMP2 was identified in human plasma as having positive effects on cognition. Léa Surugue. By Léa Surugue. April 19, 2017 18:00 BST. blood Proteins in human blood plasma revitalise the brain of aged mice. Jonathan Knowles/Getty Images.