Published in Drug Week, November 26th, 2004
"Antidepressants are widely used in the treatment of mood disorders associated with dementia; however, little information is available on their effect at the molecular level," scientists in Hungary explained.
"We have demonstrated that gene expression profiles of lymphocytes from patients with Alzheimer dementia differ from that seen with controls, with alpha2 -adrenoceptor being the most highly repressed transcript," noted A. Palotas and colleagues at the University of Szeged. "To address this issue in light of antidepressant treatment, we used...
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