Researchers find liver drug has benefits for Alzheimer’s treatment
This condition is characterized by progressive memory loss, difficulties with problem-solving, and disorientation, among other symptoms.
The current treatments for Alzheimer's focus on slowing down the progression of some of these symptoms and managing the condition's impact on a person's behavior and psychological state.
For this reason, new research is always on the lookout for more targeted treatments focusing on the mechanisms that drive Alzheimer's at cellular level.
In a new study, investigators from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom found that a drug that has so far been used to treat liver disease could actually also help tackle Alzheimer's disease, according to Medical News Today.
The researchers report their findings in a paper published in the Journal of Molecular Biology.
Read the full story at Medical News Today.
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Topics: Alzheimer's/Dementia , Uncategorized