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Researchers Find The Cause Of Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Cognitive decline in old age is linked to decreasing production of new neurons. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered in mice that significantly more neurons are generated in the brains of older animals if a signaling molecule called Dickkopf-1 is turned off. In tests for spatial orientation and memory, mice in advanced adult age whose Dickkopf gene had been silenced reached an equal mental performance as young animals. The hippocampus - a structure of the brain whose shape resembles that of a seahorse - is also called the "gateway" to memory...

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