Scientists develop potential Alzheimer’s vaccine, successfully treat mice

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A team of researchers at the University of New Mexico is developing a new vaccine that they hope will be able to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in humans after seeing promising results in tests with mice.

Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects memory functioning and is characterized by cognitive decline. There are currently 43 million Alzheimer’s sufferers worldwide, and instances are on the rise.

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