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Nasal spray clears Alzheimerâ™s brain plaques

A new nasal vaccine for Alzheimerâ™s disease has cleared plaques from the brains of affected mice and will be tested in humans in 2006. Howard Weiner's team discovered that in inducing inflammation they were activating cells in the brain known as microglia, whose job it is to ingest unwanted material.

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