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Treatment For Alzheimer's Disease

New Treatment Reduces A Key Alzheimer’s Disease Protein By A Staggering 90 Percent

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most terrifying things that can happen to people: staying physically healthy but losing their mental capacity. And now, a new treatment shows great promise in attacking a key building block of the disease. Researchers found that eliminating a single enzyme from mice with aggressive symptoms of Alzheimer’s drastically reduced […]

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Molecular Sculptor of Memories Revealed | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Changing amounts of a certain protein in the brains of mammals affected their learning and memory profoundly, revealed a recent study. The protein, called kibra, was linked in previous studies in humans to memory and protection against late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The new work in mice, reported in the Sept. 22 issue of Neuron, shows that […]