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    Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer's drug, could revolutionize dental treatments

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    1. Travis
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      A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London.

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      interestingly, the first hit on GSK-3 is this wikipedia page. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GSK-3

      GSK-3 has been associated with a host of high-profile diseases. GSK-3 inhibitors are currently being tested for therapeutic effects in Alzheimer's disease, Type II diabetes (Diabetes mellitus type 2), some forms of cancer, and Bipolar Disorder

      so these docs are effectively giving and treating alzheimers? just to have a chance at tooth regrowth ?

      reading the paper instead of the article it has become clearer. they used inhibitors. gsk-3 inhibitors, the drug tideglusib. so the article was just missing a few important words.
       
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