Is Technology Giving You Digital Amnesia?

Posted in Science on 19th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Smartphones and the Internet could be changing the way our brains work.

Gene therapy rescues dying cells in the brains of Alzheimer's patients

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

New clinical trial data suggest that nerve growth factor gene therapy is safe for extended periods of time.

Alzheimers disease thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 28th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

'Our experiments suggest that these abnormal fat deposits could be a trigger for the disease'.

Dementia research boosted by surge in volunteers

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

There has been a surge in the number of people volunteering to help with medical research into dementia, with a reported 60% jump in people signing up in the past year.

Universal plaque-busting drug could treat various brain diseases

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A virus found in sewage has spawned a unique drug that targets plaques implicated in a host of brain-crippling diseases, including Alzheimers and Parkinsons.