Scientists Scientists have developed a drug with a "very good potential" to stop the collapse of the nerves and brain cells, which can lead to Alzheimer's. The test product contains high content of vitamin A when broken down, turns into a chemical substance called retinoic acid, and laminating in the body is important in the nervous system. The development of the drug for two years the experts of the universities of Aberdeen and Durham, reports
"We are serious moved forward with a new therapeutic tool that can be used to help people with Alzheimer's disease. Our work is still at an early stage, but we believe this is a positive development, and new drugs seem to protect nerve cells," said lead author Professor Peter Mccaffery, which deals with the study of vitamin A in the University of Aberdeen.
Retinoic acid is involved in the development of eyes and brain of people in the womb. The researchers hope that the higher level of retinoic acid in the body can stop the nerve damage and to increase the number of nerve cells. According to experts, the drug is a powerful version of vitamin A is already doing to the body.