Ultrasound Used as Therapy for Alzheimer’s
Aby O. MacDonald; http://blogs.hcpro.com; 5/22/15

Researchers in the University of Queensland in Australia are finding that non-invasive ultrasound can break up the neurotoxic amyloid plaques related to Alzheimer’s. Their research was published inside journal Science Translational Medicine.

Researchers used repeated scanning ultrasound treatments of a mouse button brain to clear out the amyloid plaques, without resorting to any extra therapeutic agent. The scientists found that the ultrasound waves activate microglial cells, which digest and take away the amyloid plaques regarding Alzheimer’s. In their studies, memory function was restored with a normal healthy level in 75% with their subjects.




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