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New study shows signs of Alzheimer's treatment with diabetes drug

November 6, 2018
by I Advance Senior Care
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New research — led by Vahram Haroutunian, Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, NY — analyzed the brain tissues of people who had both Alzheimer's disease and diabetes.

The findings suggest that antidiabetes drugs may protect the brain against Alzheimer's, according to Medical News Today.

As Prof. Haroutunian and colleagues explain in their paper, a mounting body of evidence has been pointing to a link between the risk of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and type 2 diabetes.

Read the full story at Medical News Today.

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