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New Alzheimer's Drug Slows Memory Loss, Extends Life in Mouse Model

According to the Alzheimer's Association, an estimated 47 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a neurodegenerative condition that causes severe dementia. But researchers — originally at the University of Leicester in England, but now at the University of Glasgow in Scotland — have found a new class of drug that not only slows memory loss, but appears to restore it and to extend life in a mouse model of Alzheimer's. The drug, called...

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