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carbar
06-13-2006, 06:35 AM
A potential DNA vaccine for Alzheimer's disease has produced promising results in mice.
In tests it helped cut levels of key amyloid proteins thought to cause the disease by up to 50% in some parts of the brain.

And unlike alternative vaccines in development, which use viruses, it produced no side effects.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5071036.stm


This does look promising.

carl
06-13-2006, 06:23 PM
A potential DNA vaccine for Alzheimer's disease has produced promising results in mice.
Interesting achievement...
and when tested in humans it causes the front teeth to grow and causes an overwhelming urge to eat cheese.

carbar
06-14-2006, 04:26 AM
Interesting achievement...
and when tested in humans it causes the front teeth to grow and causes an overwhelming urge to eat cheese.

Carl, that would be a small price to pay! I could cope with looking like a small rodent if my memory and personality stayed intact.