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Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research, Georgetown seeks volunteers

A huge international medical trial could be a gamechanger for millions of people at risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers at 60 sites in the United States, Canada and Australia are getting ready to test an antibody that they believe could break-up a dangerous form of plaque that builds in the brain.
It is called amyloid plaque and this abnormal protein has the ability to kill nerve cells, triggering the dementia of Alzheimer’s.
The theory goes, detect the plaque early, destroy

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