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Targeting specific astrocyte brain-cell receptors found to boost memory in mice

A drug that targets those receptors could improve memory in Alzheimer’s disease

Gladstone Institutes researchers have uncovered a new memory regulator in the brain that may offer a potential treatment to improve memory in Alzheimer’s disease using a drug that targets those receptors.

Read more… http://www.kurzweilai.net/targeting-specific-astrocyte-brain-cell-receptors-found-to-boost-memory-in-mice

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