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Brain Protein May Have Potential Against Alzheimer's
Date:2/8/2009

cal cells themselves, preventing their death, stimulating their function and improving learning and memory," Tuszynski said. "Thus, BDNF treatment can potentially provide long-lasting protection by slowing, or even stopping, disease progression in the cortical regions that receive treatment."

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The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has more about Alzheimer's disease.



-- Kevin McKeever



SOURCE: University of California, San Diego, news release, Feb. 8, 2009


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