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Scientists Find New Target For Alzhiemer’s

September 23rd, 2010 09:09 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

GarryFre writes “Neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a new therapeutic target that can potentially lead to a new way to prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The target called neutral sphingomyelinase (N-SMase) is a protein which, when activated, can cause a chain of reactions in the cell leading to neuronal death and memory loss. Already a substance has been found that shows some promise in halting the progression of the disease.”

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