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Cancer drug reverses Alzheimer's in mice

By Joseph Brownstein,

MyHealthNewsDailyA cancer drug has succeeded in reversing Alzheimer's disease in its early stages in mice, according to a new study.

The drug, bexarotene, is designed to reduce levels of amyloid beta, the protein whose presence in the brain has been most closely tied to the development of Alzheimer's.

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