Alzheimer's disease

Gene-edited monkeys cloned for sleep disorder research

Chinese scientists make clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer's disease, the official Xinhua...

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

When a Loved One Has Dementia

What if someone you love lost the ability to cherish memories?

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Gene-edited monkeys cloned for sleep disorder research

Chinese scientists make clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer's disease, the official Xinhua...

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

How science says we can help stave off dementia

September marks World Alzheimer's Month with September 21 dedicated to World Alzheimer's Day, as charities and organizations around the world try to continue to raise awareness of the...

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time

This is believed to be neuroscience’s final frontier. Tiny bubbles will open the blood-brain barrier to sneak drugs into tumours – and we might treat Alzheimer's the same way, reports New...

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Virtual reality ‘predicts Alzheimer’s’

Alzheimer's disease can be detected decades before onset, using a virtual reality test, a study suggests.

April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015

Dementia 'halted in mice brains'

A new study at Duke University shows tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug prevents mice from developing dementia.

March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

Can ultrasound fight Alzheimer's?

Scientists believe they may have found a new weapon in the fight against Alzheimer's disease -- not in the form of a drug but in focused beams of ultrasound