This could be very, very good news. Human trials are to begin in 2006.
Posted by ssywak (Member # 807) on :
The problem is the pressure in those nasal spray bottles was too much for many of the mice to handle. Sure, it got rid of their Alzheimer's Brain Plaques; it shot them right out their a...
Wait...I'll be right back...
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Posted by Wendybird (Member # 84) on :
Wow that is interesting. Seeing as my great grandmother had Alzheimers and my grandmother is developing it now this will be good news for my future if it works. Alzehimers is one of those things I hope I never have to go through.
Posted by Enigmatic (Member # 7785) on :
My initial reaction: "Mice can get Alzheimers?! How do you tell?"
Posted by James Tiberius Kirk (Member # 2832) on :
This is very cool. I hope it works well.
Posted by Shigosei (Member # 3831) on :
Awesome! I really hope it works. Treating a horrible disease with a nasal spray...go scientists!
Posted by Tstorm (Member # 1871) on :
quote:"Mice can get Alzheimers?! How do you tell?"
They don't run the maze as well.
Posted by Bob_Scopatz (Member # 1227) on :
I would like to see the behavioral tests on the mice pre/post. I suspect that clearing up plaques that have already formed is not going to be the end of our search for an Alzheimer's cure. This is absolutely amazing, and if it leads to a preventive treatment, that's great too. But I suspect that once the damage is done, removing the plaque buildup will probably not do a lot for those already suffering from the disease.
But wow! How amazing!
Posted by Telperion the Silver (Member # 6074) on :