Top Stories

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

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

KNPRHuman Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study FindsKNPRResearchers found a protein in human umbilical cord blood plasma improved learning and memory in older mice, but there's no indication it would work in people. Apr 19, 2017. by: Rae Ellen Bichell. Decades ago, scientists surgically attached pairs of ...and more »

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

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

Science NewsBrain gains seen in elderly mice injected with human umbilical cord plasmaScience NewsYOUTHFUL 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.and more »

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

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

Science MagazineProtein isolated from human cord blood has antiaging effects on memory in miceScience MagazineResearchers 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 »

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

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

SeekerUmbilical Cord Plasma Could Help Preserve Memory in Aging PopulationsSeekerA 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 ...and more »

Protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice's impaired learning, memory Stanford University Medical ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice's impaired learning, memory Stanford University Medical ...EurekAlert (press release)Human umbilical cord blood can rejuvenate learning and memory in older mice, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers identified a protein, abundant in human cord blood but decreasingly so with ...and more »

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

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

New AtlasHuman umbilical cord blood restores brain function in old miceNew AtlasIt 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 ...and more »

Young human blood makes old mice smarter - Nature.com;

Young human blood makes old mice smarter - Nature.com

Nature.comYoung human blood makes old mice smarterNature.comMice 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 »

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

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

The VergeYoung human blood may help old mice learn betterThe VergeThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The AtlanticBlood From Human Umbilical Cords Can Rejuvenate Old Mouse BrainsThe AtlanticLike ​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 ...and more »

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

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

New ScientistBlood from human babies make brains of elderly mice young againNew ScientistDo 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 blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patients - Telegraph.co.uk;

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

Telegraph.co.ukUmbilical cord blood from babies could help bring back memory for dementia patientsTelegraph.co.ukDementia 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 »

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

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

International Business Times UKHuman umbilical cord blood boosts cognitive function in old miceInternational Business Times UKA 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.and more »