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2010-04-02 09:18:04

Rapamycin proves mettle in second model of memory-robbing disease If research results continue to be repeated and are turned into clinical trials, a drug already approved for some uses could be marshaled "” sooner than we expect "” to prevent Alzheimer's disease in humans and improve health to the end of life. A few weeks after a report that rapamycin, a drug that extends lifespan in mice and that is currently used in transplant patients, curbed the effects of Alzheimer's disease...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.