British scientists claim to have created vaccine from Alzheimer's disease

Source : 112 Ukraine

Clinical tests may be started within two years
21:33, 15 November 2021

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British scientists may have come up with a huge discovery, the vaccine against the Alzheimer's disease. The respective article was recently published by Molecular Psychiatry

The vaccine was created based on the antibody called TAP01_04, which was detected in the mice and modified to human body, which prevented the alienation by the human immune system.

Clinical tests could begin within two years depending on how fast the sponsors are found. 

The Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink and brain cells to die. It is is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that affects a person's ability to function independently.

Related: Ukrainian political prisoner Gryb has Alzheimer symptoms, - father

Until now, the only ways to treat the Alzheimer disease were the early diagnostic of the disease and caregiving. 

The Alzheimer's disease and otehr forms of dementia cause more deaths than the sugar disease every year. In 2015, two million people worldwide lost their lives to it. 

Related: US registers medicine for Alzheimer's disease


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