Alzheimer’s drugs may help treat brain injuries (The Dana Foundation Website – 11 September 2009)

Dana_logo How might Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injuries be related?  I discuss that in this article for the Dana Foundation Website.

Excerpt:

For decades, scientists
have postulated a link between traumatic brain injuries and an
increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease down the line. Now
neuroscientists have uncovered a possible mechanism the two conditions
shares—and identified a class of Alzheimer’s drugs in testing that may
also help minimize the damage that occurs in TBI cases…

(To read the rest of the article, click here).

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