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Alzheimer's treatment may restore memory using ultrasound

AUSTRALIAN scientists may have made a breakthrough in the treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that can restore memory loss.

Researchers at the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute hope to trial a planned “cheap, mobile’’ ultrasound device for humans in two years after the technique was found to work on mice.

The drug-free treatment uses ultrasound waves to break apart the neurotoxic amyloid plaques that cause memory loss and cognitive decline.

Read more on the Australian website here.