Basis for Future Treatment of People Suffering from Dementia Laid

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Basis for Future Treatment of People Suffering from Dementia Laid

As per recent reports, it has been suggested that soon patients suffering from dementia will have a way out. A study carried out by a team of researchers from University of Queensland's Brain Institute, aimed at developing therapies for demented people. These researchers have asserted that they are very close to the development of the treatment.

Researchers said, “We found the increased production of new neurons in running mice was a result of fractalkine released in the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory”.

Dr. Jana Vukovic explained that the new research has led to the discovery of a molecule called fractalkine, which is produced by nerve cells and is found capable of producing new neurons. Moreover, it has been termed that the molecule can even help in reverting microglia, which is an ageing process caused due to brain cells. In this process, memory loss during ageing happens.

Dr. Vukovic exclaimed that due to ageing, production of new nerve cells is prohibited; as a result the brain’s ability to memorize things is lost. The institute's Director Perry Bartlett affirmed that they are looking forward to the new discovery of the molecule as a basis for future treatment for demented.


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