Researchers Working On New Vaccine To Possibly Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

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Scientists at the University of New Mexico said they were making progress developing a vaccine which could help protect humans from Alzheimer's disease on Tuesday, according to USA Today. UNM's Health and Sciences Department Associate Professor Kiran Bhaskar, who's been passionate about studying the disease for the last decade, said they started working with the idea five years ago to "get the fully functioning, working vaccine." says the work started with an idea in 2013. Bhaskar and the team have been researching the vaccine and testing it on mice, but it's uncertain if it could work to help prevent the progressive disease where dementia symptoms worsen over time in people. "We used a...

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