Drug Shows Promise Against Late Stages of Alzheimer's An experimental drug for Alzheimer's disease appears to significantly slow the mental decline in patients with severe symptoms, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. About 4 million Americans have Alzheimer's, which gradually robs victims of their ability to remember and think. NPR's Richard Knox reports.
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Drug Shows Promise Against Late Stages of Alzheimer's

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Drug Shows Promise Against Late Stages of Alzheimer's

Drug Shows Promise Against Late Stages of Alzheimer's

Drug Shows Promise Against Late Stages of Alzheimer's

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An experimental drug for Alzheimer's disease appears to significantly slow the mental decline in patients with severe symptoms, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. About 4 million Americans have Alzheimer's, which gradually robs victims of their ability to remember and think. NPR's Richard Knox reports.