Diabetes drug can help Alzheimer’s patients
British researchers have discovered that a drug originally developed to treat type 2 diabetes could significantly improve Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers tested the drug on genetically modified mice, which re suffer from the equivalent of Alzheimer’s disease in humans. The results showed that the drug acts on three The drug works in a variety of ways and not only protects m zg from degeneration, but also reverses memory loss caused by the disease.
Study leader Christian Holscher of Lancaster University acknowledged that the method used by his team ł method has the potential to become an og lnie used as a therapy to treat patients b neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
– Method b action of the drug is that it can pom c neurons in repairing and restoring restoring their function. However, it cannot restore to kill dead neurons in life, but there are many neuron in, which re still alive, but not functioning properly. That’s where the window of opportunity lies – said Holscher – head of the The author of the article published in the journal „Source Source: Futurism, Science Daily, fot. CC0 Public Domain