Bexarotene ForumsRecently active Bexarotene forums and community discussion threads. Post your question or story about Bexarotene and connect with others who have experience with the same medications. No registration is required and your identity remains anonymous.
Hi - has anyone else heard about the research being done on Bexarotene as a viable Alzheimer's treatment? Apparently they have been testing it in mice and it appears to quickly and effectively stop (and even reverse) degeneration in the brain tissue. They basically took mice which were genetically engineered to exhibit Alzheimer's symptoms (yeah, cruel, I know) and observed how their brains would get built up with amyloid beta peptides (which are basically thought to exist in excess as plaque in the brains of people suffering from Alzheimer's and it causes the blocking up of neurons and cell death). And of course the mice would exhibit some of the classic early signs such as forgetfulness. Anyways, Scientific American has described some of the findings: "with just a sing...4 REPLIES Updated