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Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search in wake of failures

via The Japan Times    Sep 11, 2019
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Scientists are rethinking Alzheimer’s disease in the wake of a string of disappointing drug failures.

For years, the goal was to stop buildup of sticky plaques that are a hallmark of the mind-robbing disease. The drug flops made clear other things are playing a role, too.