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The Daily Telegraph web site is carrying a story indicating a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Quote:“A drug that is used in the treatment of athlete’s foot could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by British doctors.

The study, by a team from University College, London, found that clioquinol, a drug that is also used to treat ear infections and indigestion, can almost halt the progression of Alzheimer’s. 

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January 11th, 2004

Posted In: Chemistry, Drugs

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