Researchers find blocking immune response may help Alzheimer's

06/1/2008 | BBC

U.S. scientists working on mice bioengineered to have Alzheimer's disease found that blocking an immune system response in cells outside the brain caused 90% of the amyloid plaques to disappear. The finding raises the possibility for the development of a drug that could generate such an effect in humans, one of the researchers said.

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