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Drug Quickly Reverses Alzheimer's Symptoms in Mice

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by markmc20001, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. markmc20001

    markmc20001 Guest

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    "Neuroscientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have made a dramatic breakthrough in their efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The researchers' findings, published in the journal Science, show that use of a drug in mice appears to quickly reverse the pathological, cognitive and memory deficits caused by the onset of Alzheimer's. The results point to the significant potential that the medication, bexarotene, has to help the roughly 5.4 million Americans suffering from the progressive brain disease."

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120209144005.htm
     
  2. currer

    currer Senior Member

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    A breakthrough indeed.
     
  3. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    Great news mark - it quite awful for sufferers I've well family wise seen.
     

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