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Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research reports that drugs commonly used to treat Alzheimer’s Disease make bones stronger

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Published: 7 Jun 2012

Drugs commonly used to treat memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients can make bones stronger, according to a recent study led by Faleh Tamimi, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry.  The findings, published in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and highlighted in Nature Reviews: Endocrinology, could help further research into the idea that bone strength is controlled centrally within the brain.

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