Researchers block protein that plays a key role in Alzheimer's disease
One year ago - By ScienceDaily
In recent years, it has become increasingly clear to researchers that the protein galectin-3 is involved in inflammatory diseases in the brain. A study now shows the de facto key role played by the protein in Alzheimer's disease. When the researchers shut off the gene that produces this protein in mice, the amount of Alzheimer's plaque and the inflammatory load both decreased.
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Alzheimer's could be spotted up to 34 YEARS before symptoms begin
One year ago - By Daily Mail
A study by Johns Hopkins University found patients who are at risk of the disease have elevated levels of the protein tau in their spinal fluid up to 34.4 years before they show signs of memory loss.
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