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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease, With An Antidepressant

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Citalopram, an antidepressant better known by its commercial name Celexa, has a remarkable side effect, a new study has found: In both mice bred to develop Alzheimer’s disease and in healthy human volunteers, the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI, drives down the production of a protein called beta-amyloid, […]

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