World Brain Day 2016 - The ageing brain -- MEDICA Trade Fair

World Brain Day 2016 – The ageing brain


Image: Graphic of a neuron, that is connected with many other neurons via synapses. The synapses are glowing at several points; Copyright:

Neurons and synapses are very important for the brain to fully function; ©

Image: A red head that is composed of many small gearwheels. The back of the head is losing its gearwheels, so that the shape of the head is disappearing; Copyright:

With neurological diseases like Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease neurons are dying. The result: The brain is working poorly; © lightsource