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Psychiatric drug may thwart Alzheimer's

May 21, 2003 at 1:08 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, May 21 (UPI) -- A drug used to treat manic depression could provide a one-of-a-kind, two-punch treatment against Alzheimer's disease, scientists said Wednesday. Researchers showed in laboratory and animal tests the drug lithium stops development of two hallmarks of the neurodegenerative disease.
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