Alzheimer’s Disease: Persistent Perplexity (BMJ)

Summary

A recent British Medical Journal article examines what is known, and remains uncertain, about the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease. It also touches on the difficulty of diagnosis, and current prospects for disease-modifying treatments.

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Reference

Chinthapalli, K. (2014). Alzheimer’s disease: still a perplexing problem. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), July 8th 2014, Vol. 349, g4433. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

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