of mice involved in a trial had their memory restored through a non-invasive ultrasound treatment tested by the researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute in Australia.
areas where the mice showed improved performance in three memory tasks – a maze, recognition of new objects, and a task designed to get them to avoid certain places.
year that human clinical trials could begin on this highly promising treatment, giving hope to millions around the world.
Worldwide estimated of people who suffer from Alzheimer’s. As the global population ages, this is predicted to hit 135 million by 2050. Advances in treatment are therefore increasingly urgent.