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Scientist bring hope to Alzheimer's cure

24th July 2007

Scientists have moved a step closer to finding a cure for Alzeimer's. Biologists have developed a compound which has successfully prevented the disease killing brain cells, improving memory and learning ability that was already damaged. The researchers at the University of St Andrews, working with scientists in the US, have developed man made compounds capable of blocking a nerve cell interaction known to lead to the symptoms of the disease.

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Title: Scientist bring hope to Alzheimer's cure
Author: Anne Waller
Article Id: 3552
Date Added: 24th Jul 2007

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Birmingham Post

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