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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 effect ...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 »

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

Umbilical cord blood from human newborns, and in particular a single protein contained in it, boosted old mice's brain function and cognitive performance, new research from Stanford shows. Apr 19 2017. Scientist pulling a test tube from a centrifuge ...and more »

Umbilical Cord Blood From Babies Could Restore Memory Of An Aging Mice - Science World Report

A new study indicates that blood from umbilical cords of babies could bring back the memory of an aging mice. The researchers discovered that cord blood has protein known as TIMP2, which enhances neuroplasticity in the brain that allows neurons to ...and more »

Young human blood makes old mice smarter -

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 ...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

Umbilical cord blood could hold the key to restoring the learning and memory ability that declines with age, find researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. Providing older mice with injections of human umbilical cord ...and more »

Blood from human babies makes 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 ...and more »

Umbilical Cord Compound Boosts Brain Power in Mice -

A protein in human umbilical cord blood seems to rejuvenate the brains of old mice, researchers reported this week. Researchers think it's worth testing more, along with hundreds of other compounds that babies make in abundance and that adult bodies ...and more »

A protein from umbilical cords could revitalize memory in an aging brain - Chicago Tribune

Stanford University researchers gave three injections of human cord plasma to mice that were roughly the equivalent of 70 human years old. (April 20, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here Lenny BernsteinThe ...and more »