Could Alzheimer’s disease be prevented with a vaccine?

A vaccine could be designed to cause the body’s own immune system to recognise and target the protein aggregates thought to underlie the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Such approaches have been developed but all failed in high profile clinical trials. Why have these promising approaches not yet been successful?

MANIPULATING MEMORIES AT THE FLICK OF A SWITCH

Exciting new research has taken scientists a step closer to understanding the nature and possibility of memory manipulation, and it’s medical implications.