Tuesday, November 14, 2006

New drugs could transform Alzheimer's treatment

From the National Post:
It was 100 years ago that Alzheimer's disease was discovered, and for most of the last century there has been little hope for sufferers of the devastating condition.

But a series of experimental drugs with a surprising amount of Canadian content are now taking aim at the molecular "bad characters" fingered as the illness's root cause, a national conference heard this week. Early results suggest they could transform the treatment of Alzheimer's, scientists said. ...more

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