Alzheimer's relief from arthritis drug

LOS ANGELES Enbrel is a drug given to arthritis patients to help with inflammation. But a local researcher conducted a small study and gave it to 12 Alzheimer's patients.

He says Enbrel greatly improved their language recall - almost immediately. But other experts worry that news of the study will raise hopes prematurely.

They say a more scientific, double blind study needs to be done to provide more evidence.


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