• Age-Related Degeneration and Alzheimer's Disease Link Discovered

    11 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Aging causes aggregation of protein which triggers amyloid- 946; plaque aggregation, that is a characteristic feature of Alzheimer's disease.
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  • Study sheds light on link between diseases like Alzheimer's and normal aging in the brain

    Study sheds light on link between diseases like Alzheimer's and normal aging in the brain

    11 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Neurodegenerative diseases are often associated with protein aggregates, highly intractable clumps of protein. Experiments on roundworms and mouse brain extracts yielded evidence that these disease-associated aggregates can be directly induced by proteins that aggregate together during normal aging. The present study therefore opens up a new area of preventative research targeting these age-dependent protein aggregates as possible therapeutic targets.
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