The Science Behind Alzheimer’s Hints at Coming Solutions

Brain studies continue to churn out results that help our scientific world better understand the components that lead to life altering diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease. With the continued support from not only higher education, but also the support from the non-profit world filled with billionaires such as Microsoft’s very own Paul Allen, information will continue to pour in and help identify ways to both improve the lives of our ageing while redefining what it means to age.

Brain News from Australia

A new study conducted in Australia showed early signs of the destruction of synapses that leads to the symptoms commonly associated with Alzheimer’s.

Researchers in Australia have identified the mechanism by which synapses in the brain are destroyed in the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease – long before the typical symptoms show up – and say the discovery could lead to faster diagnosis and a possible treatment.

The full study can be read here.


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