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Mice may hold key to stopping Alzheimer's-like diseases

Tiny differences in mice that make them peculiarly resistant to a family of conditions that includes Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s and Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease may provide clues for treatments in humans. Amyloid diseases are often incurable because drug designers cannot identify the events that cause them to start.
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