Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Reverseing Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is generally believed to be non-curable. But a recent off-purpose finding shows that a cancer treatment drug, saracatinib, can reverse the symptoms of the disease, on rats for now. Read Repurposed experimental cancer drug restores brain function in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Also interesting is that "Individuals interested in participating in the trial can find more information at".