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Friday, December 26, 2014

Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany has discovered that a drug that was originally meant only to treat psoriasis, enhances brain cell activity of patients with Alzheimer’s.

The researchers found that the enzyme, ADAM10, can suppress the effects of Alzheimer’s, which include:

Impaired cerebral function
Short term memory loss
Problems with language
Mood swings
Behavioral issues

Aside from the said effects, they also found out that it can  improve memory by making things easier to remember or not easily getting lost.

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