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HealthDay (http://tinyurl.com/NSAIDS-and-Alzheimers 11/10, Preidt) reported that a study in mice found that “taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) from a young age might prevent early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.” During the study, appearing in the Nov. 9 edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, “researchers looking for triggers of neuronal [cell cycle events (CCEs)] found evidence that suggests that neuroinflalzheimer'sammation plays a role in the development of Alzheimer’s in mice.” While “treatment with the NSAIDs ibuprofen or naproxen blocked the development of CCEs,” it “did not affect existing CCEs” in older mice.

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