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+ - Scientists find new target for Alzhiemer's->

Submitted by GarryFre
GarryFre writes: Neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a new therapeutic target that can potentially lead to a new way to prevent the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The target called neutral sphingomyelinase (N-SMase) is a protein that when activated, can cause a chain of reactions in the cell leading to neuronal death and memory loss. Already a substance has been found that shows some promise in halting the progression of the disease.
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Scientists find new target for Alzhiemer's

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