Winning the Fight (Part II)
We’re finally winning the fight against cancer. Will we beat Alzheimer’s next?
It’s been one hundred years since Alzheimer’s disease was first described, and yet our best treatments in development for the disease are still highly toxic drugs. But new research has identified a target, called casein kinase 1, that may be responsible for the disease. They?ve discovered chemicals that block casein kinase 1 don’t interfere with a closely connected essential pathway in the brain.