Older People Can Still Produce New Brain Cells, Study Shows
It has been a hot topic of debate in neuroscience as to whether human brains can continue to produce new cells throughout life and new research published today suggests that older brains are just as capable of producing these cells as younger ones.
The research published today in the journal Cell Stem Cell, led by scientists at Columbia University suggests that many senior citizens may remain more cognitively and emotionally intact than commonly accepted, with the research finding that even the oldest brains studied, produced new cells.
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