Alzheimers

10.28.15
ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more
10.28.15

ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more

Fancy a ride in a football stadium-sized balloon, out of our atmosphere? 2017 is your year, buddy.

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10.27.15
VR simulator for mice helps researchers study Alzheimer's
10.27.15

VR simulator for mice helps researchers study Alzheimer's

The mice think they're navigating a maze, when they're just walking on a treadmill.

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08.16.15
Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions
08.16.15

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

MIT researchers are using digital pens to predict the onset of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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07.08.15
Sony's Folding@Home Android app now fights cancer while you sleep
07.08.15

Sony's Folding@Home Android app now fights cancer while you sleep

Want to help cure Alzheimer's or breast cancer? From now on, you don't have to do much more than...

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04.30.15
Obama's 2013 'BRAIN' initiative results in remote-controlled mice
04.30.15

Obama's 2013 'BRAIN' initiative results in remote-controlled mice

The first results to stem from President Barack Obama's 2013 "Brain Research through Advancing Inn...

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04.27.15
Samsung app helps Alzheimer's patients remember their families
04.27.15

Samsung app helps Alzheimer's patients remember their families

If you've seen Still Alice, you know how important a smartphone can be for an Alzheimer's patient...

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03.15.15
Ultrasound helps destroy Alzheimer's-causing plaque in mice
03.15.15

Ultrasound helps destroy Alzheimer's-causing plaque in mice

Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease often characterized by severe memory loss, and even though i...

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12.29.14
Scientists show how you can restore lost memories
12.29.14

Scientists show how you can restore lost memories

It's scary to lose memories, especially in the early phases of diseases like Alzheimer's -- you're...

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07.08.14
New blood test is an early warning system for Alzheimer's disease
07.08.14

New blood test is an early warning system for Alzheimer's disease

Of all the tragic things that come with Alzheimer's disease, its tendency to sneak up on people is...

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