Posts Tagged ‘Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’

Skin Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

FDA Approved Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

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 […]

Skin Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

Skin Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice

Scientists say they “serendipitously” discovered that a drug used to treat a type of cancer quickly reversed Alzheimer’s disease in mice. “It’s really exciting,” said Maria Carrillo, senior director for medical and scientific relations for the Alzheimer’s Association. “They saw very positive and robust behavior effects in the mice.” In the study, researchers at Case […]

Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's Disease

Blurry Line In Diagnosing Early Alzheimer’s Disease

The revised definition of a brain condition called mild cognitive impairment means that many people now considered to have mild or early Alzheimer’s disease could easily be given that diagnosis instead, suggests a new study. Mild cognitive impairment is already seen by doctors as the first hint of a future Alzheimer’s diagnosis in many cases. […]