'Super-aged' brains reveal first secrets of sharp memory in old age

Another one for the ‘not telecare directly’ slot owing to its implications for Alzheimer’s research. As part of a ‘super aging’ study at Northwestern’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC), researchers have discovered that some people who retain a sharp memory functions into old age have fewer tau protein ‘tangles’ in their brain cells. Read here.