Alzheimer's drug study gives 'tantalising' results

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise, scientists say.

Mind-controlled nanobots could release drugs inside your brain

Posted in Science on 30th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

To get the DNA bots to respond to a persons thoughts, the team trained a computer to distinguish between brain activity when resting and when doing mental arithmetic.

Neuroprosthesis to mimic, repair and improve cognition

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The broad target market includes people with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia, as well as those who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Pain reliever eliminates Alzheimer's symptoms, in mice

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, commonly used to relieve pain.

Drug 'may slow' Alzheimer's brain death

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

A drug appears to slow the brain's death and preserve mental function in patients with Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.