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What if, alzheimer’s doesn’t destroy memories, but it blocks them?

The key to recalling memories from the void of Alzheimer's disease may be to use lasers to activate certain neurons in the brain. If this research undertaken on mice could be applied to humans, it could help the millions suffering from the disease.
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https://futurism.com/new-evidence-suggests-alzheimers-doesnt-destroy-memories-it-only-blocks-them/

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I suspect that they're right about this, and I hope they are, but as the piece stated, these are mice with a condition similar to Alzheimer's.
If the memories are still intact, treatments that help to create new pathways might be developed along with treatments that prevent the advance of Alzheimer's.
That would be pretty close to an actual cure.

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