You stole my heart but that's ok, I have three more at home in the freezer!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Bone hormone influences brain development and cognition

Researchers have found that the skeleton, acting through the bone-derived hormone osteocalcin, exerts a powerful influence on prenatal brain development and cognitive functions such as learning, memory, anxiety, and depression in adult mice. Findings from the mouse study could lead to new approaches to the prevention and treatment of neurologic disorders.



via ScienceDaily: Psychology News http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/psychology/~3/q7oM0AvEjXU/130926122359.htm