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Antidepressants may slow Alzheimer's
Antidepressants may slow Alzheimer (May 20, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Washington - Antidepressants may slow Alzheimer's, according to a report published in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers studied mice genetically engineered to develop Alzheimer's disease. Rodents taking antidepressants saw their growth of plaques stop and also saw a reduction in formation of new plaques by 78%. Additionally, researchers gave citalopram to 23 individuals with no cognitive impairment. After 24 hours, researchers found a 37% drop in amyloid beta production among participants.
 
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