Best of last year: The top Medical Xpress articles of 2021

It was a good year for medical research of all kinds, as a team of researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago wondered if a treatment for Alzheimer’s has been sitting on pharmacy shelves for decades. They found that gemfibrosil, a cholesterol-lowering drug, and retinoic acid, a vitamin A derivative, were both effective at counteracting the damage done by Alzheimer’s in animals.

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