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Soft-diet feeding impairs olfactory functions via changes in neural connections

Mastication ability correlates with cognitive impairment in elderly persons. A longitudinal study of aging and Alzheimer’s disease indicates that participants with the fewest teeth had the highest prevalence and risk of incidence of dementia. There are abnormalities

Green tea is good for your brain health

Theanine is an amino acid enriched in the green tea rather than the black and oolong teas, which are all derived from the identical tea plant “Chanoki” (Camellia sinensis). Theanine is present by 2 to 3% in

Blood vessels regulate fetal brain growth

Millions of neurons are generated during fetal development from progenitor cells that reside inside the embryonic brain. These neural progenitor cell (NPC)s divide many times to generate new neurons in a process termed ‘neurogenesis’. At each cell

The birth of neurons, steered by the antenna of the cell

Millions of neurons that constitute the human nervous system are generated during fetal development from stem cells that reside at the ventricle, a liquid-filled space found deep within the brain. How the fate of a stem cell