Scientists hope sticking brain cells together could boost memory

Sticking brain cells together with a glue-like substance could boost memory and protect against Alzheimer's, scientists hope.
Tests on mice with a newly created molecule suggests the out-of-the-box concept works. But trials have yet to take place on humans.
Neuroscientists have branded the idea ‘clever’, as they work round-the-clock to unearth new ways of protecting against Alzheimer’s.
Estimates suggest 500,000 patients in the UK and 5.5 million in the US are battling the most common form of dementia.
Currently there is no cure. But drugs can slow down its progression and the earlier it is... read more

 
15 August 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail
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