Pacemaker in the Brain to Combat Alzheimer’s


Doctors at Johns Hopkins are holding a pioneering experiment in the United States to combat the disease of Alzheimer . A first pacemaker implant in the brain of a patient at an early stage of the disease. The idea: Try to stimulate memory and get reverse deterioration.

This is the first event of its kind in the United States. Operation was based on the same technology used in heart pacemakers which Generate the  idea of stimulating the brain.

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Prepares New Drug for Alzheimer's 1

Prepares New Drug for Alzheimer’s

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Scientists are in the early stages of development

A chemical compound that will “repair” the damage to the brain is considered the most promising drug to improve cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers from Washington State University, a study published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. ‘s Scientists found that mice with Alzheimer’s-like cognitive impairment, responded surprisingly well to the investigational drug. describe, in fact, this medicine as “a significant departure from current Alzheimer treatments” aimed at slowing disease progression or inhibition an enzyme (cholinesterase), believed that breaking a vital neurotransmitter involved in memory processes and the development of learning. 

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