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Living with Dementia

Mental Impairment

Prospective Alzheimer’s drug builds new brain cell connections

Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer’s-like mental impairment.

Their compound, which is intended to repair brain damage that has already occurred, is a significant departure from current Alzheimer’s treatments, which either slow the process of cell death or inhibit cholinesterase,… Prospective Alzheimer’s drug builds new brain cell connections   

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