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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Treatment 'reverses' Alzheimer's in mice

A team of scientists studying mice has pinpointed a gene involved in memory impairment, such as that seen in Alzheimer’s disease.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/treatment-reverses-alzheimers-in-mice/

Pork products aid foetal mouse brain development

Eating pork that contains a micronutrient could help a growing brain develop, according to a recent study on mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/pork-products-aid-foetal-mouse-brain-development/

Exercise boosts brain power

Running a few days a week can stimulate the brain to grow new cells, research on mice has revealed.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/exercise-boosts-brain-power/

Blood pressure medicine could treat Alzheimer’s

A medicine previously used to treat high blood pressure could now be applied to Alzheimer's disease following tests on GM mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/blood-pressure-medicine-could-treat-alzheimers/

Dementia confuses memories

Confused memories rather than memory loss may be the cause of 'forgetfulness' in dementia patients, according to new research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/dementia-confuses-memories/

Broken sleep disrupts memory

Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/broken-sleep-disrupts-memory/

Scientists 'read' mouse brains

By imaging the brains of mice whilst they navigated a virtual maze, scientists have identified unique nerve activity that allows them to predict which way the mouse will turn next.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/we-have-wanted-to-film-in-an-animal-facility-for-some-time/

Mapping memories

Intricate experiments using mice have allowed scientists to visualise the formation of new brain circuits that form after birth.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mapping-memories/

Broken memories

Researchers studying mice have discovered that brain cells may break their own DNA to form new memories.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/broken-memories/

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