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Mood Neurons Mature During Adolescence

A new study suggests that the human brain may maintain reserves of immature neurons throughout life, using these “Peter Pan” cells in a similar manner to the neurogenesis seen in other species

Immature amygdala neurons

Targeting the Microbiome Could Improve Parkinson’s Therapy

Research identifies enzymes produced by two different bacterial species that work together to digest L-Dopa in the human gut. Blocking one of these bacterial enzymes could significantly boost the drug’s efficacy in these patients.