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  • Gene-edited monkeys cloned for sleep disorder research

    Chinese scientists make clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer's disease, the official Xinhua news agency says.

  • How science says we can help stave off dementia

    September marks World Alzheimer's Month with September 21 dedicated to World Alzheimer's Day, as charities and organizations around the world try to continue to raise awareness of the condition, which is the most common form of dementia. Here we round up some of the recent research which suggests science-backed ways to try and reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease and help us all age healthier.

  • Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time

    This is believed to be neuroscience’s final frontier. Tiny bubbles will open the blood-brain barrier to sneak drugs into tumours – and we might treat Alzheimer's the same way, reports New Scientist.

  • Virtual reality ‘predicts Alzheimer’s’

    Alzheimer's disease can be detected decades before onset, using a virtual reality test, a study suggests.

  • Dementia 'halted in mice brains'

    A new study at Duke University shows tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug prevents mice from developing dementia.

  • Can ultrasound fight Alzheimer's?

    Scientists believe they may have found a new weapon in the fight against Alzheimer's disease -- not in the form of a drug but in focused beams of ultrasound