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An injection to halt the progress of Alzheimer's disease, "accessible over a decade"



A leading British organization for dementia predicts that injections that can stop the progression of Alzheimer's disease can be available to patients for a decade.

The Alzheimer's Society states that a series of recent breakthroughs in treatment methods that destroy harmful genes has led scientists to a "turning point" in their fight against this disease.

For decades, researchers have unsuccessfully sought treatment for Alzheimer's disease, based on the effects on destructive proteins that accumulate in the brain.

However, the “remarkable” results of a recent trial, which aimed to silence the problematic genes that regulate proteins in children with a rare spinal disease, convinced scientists that they could accept the same …


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