Two Victories In The War On Alzheimer's

In the fight against Alzheimer's disease, scientists have been frustrated on two fronts. They know that victims' brains contain tangled clumps of a protein called beta amyloid. But they don't know whether these cause or merely are a symptom of the deadly disease. Researchers also haven't been able to reproduce the disease exactly in animals, which would enable them to test new therapies.

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