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Studies Question Potential Alzheimer's Treatment

A skin cancer drug shown to lessen Alzheimer's symptoms in mice may not work as originally claimed.

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Attacking Alzheimer’s with Antibodies, Hormones

Researchers are using an arsenal of techniques to cure Alzheimer’s, some with disappointing results.

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