The Reading Frame
Published in

The Reading Frame

Cancer Drug Helps Alzheimer’s Mice Remember

Repurposing drugs accelerates their entry into the clinic

Image via Unsplash

Article via LabRoots

What if a drug — specifically developed to treat one disease — had the potential to address other non-related conditions as well? One of the earliest examples of successful drug repurposing is aspirin. The drug was initially marketed as a painkiller in 1899. Since the early 1980s…

--

--

--

The Reading Frame highlights breakthroughs at the leading edge of science, technology, and innovation.

Recommended from Medium

Sugar & Me: A Long Risky Love Affair

Behind The Steel Door

A modern-day Works Progress Administration could prevent a coronavirus depression in the United…

5 Powerful Methods to Cure Early Onset Male Pattern Baldness

Lung Cancer Vaccine Goes on Trial

COVID Vaccines saved this many lives.

Tooth Loss Elevates Dementia Risk

Man putting in his teeth

Ten Benefits of Cannabis (Marijuana)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

Follow me for bite-sized stories on the latest discoveries and innovations in biomedical research.

More from Medium

The Autoimmune Disease Domino Effect

What We Have To Be Aware About Cell Signalling

Plugging Leaky Blood Vessels to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction and Foundational Correction