TITLE

Can NSAIDs contribute to Alzheimer's disease?

AUTHOR(S)
Secko, David
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/21/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p1677
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a study regarding the determination of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which decreased the production of amyloid beta-protein peptide. Types of NSAID that decrease amyloid beta-protein peptide with 42 amino acids in cells; Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors which increase the production of amyloid beta-protein peptide; Clinical implications of the results to the design of drugs the inhibit the production of amyloid beta-proteins.
ACCESSION #
17290902

 

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