Findings of US research contradict current thinking on Alzheimer’s and offer hope of finding new treatments

SHAFAQNA – According to The Guardian Newspaper reported ”  study using mice has uncovered a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease, and suggests that a drug currently being investigated in human clinical trials to treat cancer could prevent the illness. The research has been heralded as offering hope of finding new treatments for dementia, an illness that affects 850,000 people in the UK. The findings, by Duke University in America and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, are surprising, according to one of the authors, as they contradict current thinking on the disease.”

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