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Living with Dementia

Cognitive Enhancement

Nicotine Analog Ups Brain Power in Alzheimer’s

An investigational drug targeting nicotinic receptors not only preserved cognitive function in Alzheimer’s disease patients for 6 months, it showed signs of increasing it, a researcher said here.

Patients taking the highest dose of EVP-6124, a selective partial agonist of alpha-7 nicotinic receptors, in the 24-week trial showed a mean increase of 1.6 points… Nicotine Analog Ups Brain Power in Alzheimer’s   

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