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alzheimer's

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Let there be light: Lost memories restored to Alzheimer's mice

Researchers have discovered that memories "lost" to Alzheimer's disease remain in the brain, and can be retrieved with light.

By March 16, 2016

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Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015

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Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015

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Non-invasive ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer's mice

Ultrasound technology could provide a non-invasive way of treating Alzheimer's disease after researchers successfully restore memories to mice.

By March 11, 2015

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Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014

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Don't get enough sunshine? Your teeth will tattle on you

Researchers at a Canadian university learn that dead mouths do tell tales in new research that examined teeth from the 1700s and 1800s.

By July 18, 2016

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Could you live (happily) without music?

Living without music to dance to, or have on while you read, work, exercise or drive would be pretty dull, don't you think?

By June 11, 2016

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MIT's 'second skin' cream makes wrinkles vanish, but there's a catch

A high-tech wrinkle-fighting cream gives miraculous-looking results, but it's not an actual miracle.

By May 9, 2016

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Tech can help the elderly...if they use it

A growing number of apps and devices are designed to help manage care of older patients, but the nagging reality is that they're going unused. At least for now.

By May 1, 2016

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Raising Alzheimer's awareness through Facebook confusion

A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.

By January 29, 2014