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  • n. A sympatholytic drug.

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  • The drug is called guanfacine and clinical trials are underway at Yale University in Connecticut to confirm its beneficial effect in enhancing so-called working memory in older adults.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • Researchers from Yale University in America are already recruiting human subjects for a clinical trial to determine whether guanfacine, which is already used to treat hypertension in adults, can improve working memory in elderly people.

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  • Causes of memory declineResearchers have linked declines in working memory to the accumulation of a protein called cyclic-AMP in the prefrontal cortex, but guanfacine reduced the protein to more youthful levels.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • Arnsten says researchers then gave the older animals the blood pressure drug guanfacine and the differences in neuronal firing between the older and younger primates narrowed.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • Arnsten hopes that delays in working memory in older adults, frequently referred to as “senior moments,” may one day be treated with small doses of guanfacine.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • An article on working-memory improvements obtained with the drug guanfacine is published in the journal Nature.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • Arnsten developed a long-acting version of guanfacine for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and she collects royalties.

    Researchers Say New Pill Improves Memory

  • Nature, scientists found that by using the drug guanfacine, they were able to lower levels of a brain chemical called cAMP cyclic adenosine monophosphate to strengthen the

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  • Drugs which block the production of cAMP, including guanfacine, restored the nerve cells' rate of firing to a level seen in young adult monkeys.

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  • We do expect to draw an awful lot of patients that are currently not part of the market definition that are using atypical antipsychotics and generic guanfacine today, but I hesitate to share those numbers with you, because I just think the sample size is too small at this point.

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