10 things to do this week

24.03 - 31.03 2020
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Stay at home

24.03.2020

We know our readers are intelligent and responsible, but just as a reminder here is an overview of the official government guidelines.

New drug raises hopes of reversing memory loss in old age

News International 17.02.2019 The Guardian
Toronto researchers believe a new drug can help those with depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s. The medicine, a derivative of benzodiazepine, targets specific receptors on neurons in key parts of the brain involved in cognition. Pictured: Illustration of a synapse, which passes signals between neurons in the brain. According to the National Institute on Aging: “Alzheimer’s disease disrupts communication among neurons, resulting in loss of function and cell death.” Image credit: National Institutes of Health

Toronto researchers believe a new drug can help those with depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s. The medicine, a derivative of benzodiazepine, targets specific receptors on neurons in key parts of the brain involved in cognition. Pictured: Illustration of a synapse, which passes signals between neurons in the brain. According to the National Institute on Aging: “Alzheimer’s disease disrupts communication among neurons, resulting in loss of function and cell death.” Image credit: National Institutes of Health