An Alzheimer’s Drug That Doesn’t Treat Alzheimer’s?



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In 2021, the FDA approved a treatment that claims to stop Alzheimer's at the source, removing the plaques in the brain long thought to cause the symptoms of the disease. But, as is often the case, things are more complicated than they first appear.

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amyloid_03big1.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alzheimers_Disease.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Entorhinal_-_DK_ATLAS.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray739-emphasizing-hippocampus.png
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