1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have discovered how stress contributes to memory loss in old rats.
Scientists working with mice have identified a molecule that appears to cause the dementia suffered by Alzheimer's patients.
Scientists have identified a gene that when deleted can prevent the build up of the toxic plaques that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.
Parallel studies have found that blocking the activation of a receptor on the surface of neurons can reverse the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease.