Do neurons die when they get old? Do not

The current theory says that adults do not produce new neurons. It is believed that memory could begin to fail because new neurons do not grow in the hippocampus, a part of the brain responsible for memory, emotions and cognition. However, a study published in the American magazine Cell Stem Cell could ruin all previous scientific studies. It states that healthy older people are capable of generating as many new neurons as the younger ones. Read more

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