Protein to slow down memory loss?

Scientists at Texas Southwestern Medical center have discovered a compound that protects memory-forming cells in the hippocampus. This could lead to better drugs to combat Alzheimer’s and other memory affecting disorders.

The team first tested the compound on rats engineered to have memory problems, then on aging rats whose memory problems had developed naturally. In both cases, P7C3 somehow steeled those memory-forming neurons against memory loss

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