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Parzival22 Oct 2013 7:05 a.m. PST


So far, lab tests already point to four possible drugs that could work. They're very, very early tests, not human trials, but just the possibility is amazing. Bring it on, docs, bring it on!

jpattern222 Oct 2013 7:56 a.m. PST

Cool news, but their use of "preventative" in the headline just cost me a few brain cells.

Terrement Inactive Member22 Oct 2013 9:29 a.m. PST

Yes, please. Lost a good friend to this terrible disease, which in his case was early onset Alzheimer's – just as he and his wife were getting ready to enjoy his early retirement.



Personal logo Sue Kes Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member22 Oct 2013 12:24 p.m. PST

I think it's everyone's greatest nightmare, let's hope we see a real breakthrough in its treatment soon.

Personal logo Sue Kes Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member22 Oct 2013 12:25 p.m. PST

Incidentally, for Terry Pratchett fans, he's quoted this week as saying that his condition is "moving so slowly, it's possible that I'll die of something else before it gets me". Not for some time, I hope.

Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member22 Oct 2013 1:53 p.m. PST

My greatest hope is that this is the proverbial "tip of the iceberg" for finding at least a preventative solution, and at most, a cure. This is coming from someone who's Mom was affected by Alzheimer's.

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