Alzheimer's Disease: Drug Sparks Hope, Desperation

John Vasse would do anything to save his wife, June, from Alzheimer's -- the degenerative disease that's swiftly stealing her memory. It's been three years since the devastating diagnosis, and Vasse knows the disease will progress and eventually kill his wife of 42 years. So when he heard last week that a skin cancer drug had reversed Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, he was determined to get hold of it. "What's the harm in trying?" said Vasse, 68, who lives with 66-year-old June in St. Louis. "If...Full Story
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