January 22, 2005

Interesting medical results

The BBC reports on this encouraging bit of medical research:

Scientists have reversed the damage caused to the brain by Alzheimer's disease during tests on mice.

The US team used an antibody to remove the build up of potentially damaging deposits from the area of the brain responsible for memory and cognition.

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Of course, without the use of a single embryonic stem cell, it can't be a real breakthrough. [extreme sarcasm mode off]