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Diabetes drug restored memory in diseased rats

September 25, 2006

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ALZHEIMER'S A variant of a drug currently used to treat diabetes restored memory in rats with a mild form of Alzheimer's disease and eliminated one of the hallmarks of the disease, tau tangles in the brain, according to work by Brown University researcher Dr. Suzanne de la Monte. The drug, called a PPAR-delta agonist, appears to help the brain overcome ... (Full article: 485 words)

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