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Alzheimer’s drug works to help smokers quit

By: Emily Lunardo | Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 10:30 AM

An FDA-approved Alzheimer’s disease drug has been found to help smokers quit smoking. The study consisted of a rat and human trial where the researchers explored the effects of two acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, or AChEIs, and nicotine intake. In the rat… Read More

Bone fractures may be prevented with Alzheimer’s drug

By: Devon Andre | Monday, September 21, 2015 - 01:00 PM
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A common drug used to treat Alzheimer’s has shown potential in mice models to prevent bone fractures. The findings were discovered by researchers at Saitama Medical University in Japan. Researchers are hopeful that the Alzheimer’s drug has the potential to… Read More