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1 January 1970

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Alzheimer’s memory loss reversed in mice and fruit flies

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.
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. A range of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/alzheimers-memory-loss-reversed-in-mice-and-fruit-flies/

Alzheimer’s blocked in mice by gene deletion

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.
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. The findings are based on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/alzheimers-blocked-in-mice-by-gene-deletion/

Treating 'Alzheimer's disease' in mice

Scientists working with mice have identified a molecule that appears to cause the dementia suffered by Alzheimer's patients.
Scientists working with mice have identified a molecule that appears to cause the dementia suffered by Alzheimer's patients. The finding opens up the possibility of designing a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/treating-alzheimers-disease-in-mice/

Memory loss linked to stress

Scientists have discovered how stress contributes to memory loss in old rats.
Scientists have discovered how stress contributes to memory loss in old rats. High levels of the stress hormone cortisol have previously been linked to forgetfulness in old… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/memory-loss-linked-to-stress/

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