By Ronald Kotulak
Tribune science reporter
Published July 18, 2006
Treatment with antibodies naturally produced in the body appears to halt the memory-robbing progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to promising early research that scientists plan to expand over the next year.
Scientists from Weill Cornell Medical School in New York reported the findings Tuesday at the 10th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders in Madrid. The findings are similar to those from an earlier German study of five patients over six months.