Sunday, March 25, 2012

Paclitaxel drug slows damage and symptoms in (Alzheimer's disease) animal model

A compound,  epothilone D (EpoD) that previously progressed to Phase II clinical trials for cancer treatment slows neurological damage and improves brain function in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.  Compound is effective in preventing further neurological damage and improving cognitive performance in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The results establish how the drug might be used in early-stage AD patients......

Potential Alzheimer's disease drug slows damage and symptoms in animal model

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