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New drug targets early instigator of Alzheimer’s disease

Over a hundred years after they were first identified, two ominous signposts of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remain central topics of research — both formed by sticky accumulations of protein in the brain. Amyloid beta solidifies into senile plaques, which congregate in the extracellular spaces of nerve tissue, while tau protein creates tangled forms crowding the… Read More »

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration’s decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on supporting the passage… Read More »