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Analysis of African Plant Reveals Possible Treatment for Aging Brain

Analysis of African Plant Reveals Possible Treatment for Aging Brain | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
Salk scientists find that a plant used for centuries by healers of São Tomé e Príncipe holds lessons for modern medicine.

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Antidepressant Holds Promise in Treating Alzheimer's Agitation - 02/18/2014

The antidepressant drug citalopram, sold under the brand names Celexa and Cipramil and also available as a generic medication, significantly relieved agitation in a group of patients with Alzheimer's disease. In lower doses than those tested, the drug might be safer than antipsychotic drugs currently used to treat the condition, according to results of a clinical trial led by Johns Hopkins researchers that included seven other academic medical centers in the United States and Canada.

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Antidepressant May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Antidepressant May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
A commonly prescribed antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimer’s brain plaques, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania.

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