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Toronto foundation doubles funding for Alzheimer’s research

The Globe and Mail
Ivan Semeniuk, Science reporter

Could a simple saliva test provide the biochemical clues needed to make an early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease? Could a commonly used medication for controlling blood pressure carry a hidden benefit in slowing the condition? Could a beam of focused sound waves open a temporary passage in the blood-brain barrier, permitting experimental drugs that would otherwise be blocked to get through to their targets?
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