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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 »

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 ...and more »

Study: protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice - Xinhua

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 (Xinhua) -- New research from Stanford University shows umbilical cord blood from human newborns, and in particular a single protein contained in it, boosted old mice's brain function and cognitive performance. The protein ...and more »

Can scientists rejuvenate an aging brain with a protein found in umbilical cord blood? - Los Angeles Times

What old brains need is a shot of young blood — and the younger the better. It may sound like a metaphor employed by a randy octogenarian. But new research on mice suggests it can be taken quite literally. Writing in the journal Nature, Stanford ...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 »

Umbilical Cord Compound Boosts Brain Power in Mice - NBCNews.com

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 »

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 ...and more »

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

CT scans of a patient with Alzheimer's disease. If the protein therapy is effective in humans it could be a potent weapon against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Photograph: Science Photo Library - ZEPHYR./Getty Images. Neuroscience ...and more »

Potential anti-aging component of cord blood refreshes minds of old mice - Ars Technica

Researchers at Stanford had first noted that injecting middle-aged mice with plasma from human cord blood could boost activity in their hippocampi, an area of the brain critical for creating and banking memories. The mice also got better at memory ...and more »

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. Published On 04/19/2017. 1:00 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. A protein found in high levels in umbilical cord ...and more »