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Researchers: Drug May Reverse Alzheimer’s Memory Problems

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a drug they say may reverse the cognitive deficits seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Profound short-term memory problems are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia that affects tens of millions of people around the world. The brain disorder mostly strikes elderly people - in their 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Its cause is still unknown. The compound that may help reverse cognitive impairment is called TC-2153.  It inhibits the...

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