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    • January 26, 2018 1:01 PM GMT
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      Another Alzheimer's Drug Fails; Scientists Stymied

      THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As more experimental drugs fail to stop Alzheimer's from destroying human memory, experts now wonder whether research into the devastating brain disease has been marching in the wrong direction.
      In recent weeks, a pair of high-profile disappointments have been reported, including one just announced on a trial of the Eli Lily drug solanezumab.
      Now, researchers are trying to figure out what might have been missed in the search for an Alzheimer's cure.
      Did errors occur in the clinical trials of these drugs, creating the failure of potentially promising therapies? Or has there been a fundamental misunderstanding of the complex nature of Alzheimer's disease.
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