Alzheimer's breakthrough as nasal spray tipped to pull handbrake on disease

Alzheimer's breakthrough as nasal spray tipped to pull handbrake on disease

Alzheimer's breakthrough as nasal spray tipped to pull handbrake on disease RESEARCHERS have made an Alzheimer's breakthrough as a new nasal spray treatment could prove vital in slowing down or preventing the disease from progressing. Gary Lineker opens up about his dementia concerns Brigham and Women's Hospital has announced it would test out the first human trial of a nasal vaccine for Alzheimer's. It will be a small trial involving 16 people between ages 60 to 85 with symptoms of the disease. They will receive two doses of a vaccine one week apart. This is building on decades of research the indicates that stimulating the immune system can help clear out beta-amyloid plaques in the brain. The sticky plaques are typical of Alzheimer's disease. They form when pieces of beta-amyloid …
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