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The invention provides improved agents and methods for treatment of diseases associated with amyloid deposits of A.beta. in the brain of a patient. Such methods entail administering agents that induce a beneficial immunogenic response against the amyloid deposit. The methods are useful for prophylactic and therapeutic treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Preferred agents including N-terminal fragments of A.beta. and antibodies binding to the same.