New experiences, DNA damage and Alzheimer’s disease

25/03/2013 16:56

Nature Neuroscience

March 25, 2013

Experiences as seemingly unobtrusive as exploring a new environment, increase brain activity and can cause damage to the DNA of neurons in mice reports a paper published this week in Nature Neuroscience. The research also shows that this effect is exacerbated during neurodegenerative disease. [Read more] ...