• What Causes Alzheimer's Disease may Protect from Herpes Infection

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Amyloid beta protein protects the brain from herpes infection by entrapping viral particles, research at the Massachusetts General Hospital finds. Amyloid beta is the protein deposited into plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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  • Study finds mechanism by which amyloid beta protects the brain from herpes infection

    Study finds mechanism by which amyloid beta protects the brain from herpes infection

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    A Massachusetts General Hospital study has found the mechanism by which amyloid beta - the protein deposited into plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease - protects from the effects of herpes viruses commonly found in the brain.
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