Mar 27, 2018

Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

A lzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.

In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 patients.

They found that it increased memory performance by up to 37 per cent.

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