Antidepressant May Slow Alzheimer's

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By Alabama News Network

A common antidepressant might slow Alzheimer's disease.

That's according to a new study at Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania.

It finds the antidepresseant citalopram reduces brain plaques - which are linked to memory loss and other impairments from Alzheimer's .

But researchers warn  it's way too early to recommend people take antidepressants to prevent Alzheimer's.

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