Tag Archives: Plaques

Genetic Research (Based on Yeast) Into Alzheimer’s Disease (NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary The Daily Express reported a major breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research which could one day assist in early detection of the … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Protein Can Move From the Blood Into the Brain

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 5 December 2010]. Abstract Neurologists have found that the beta-amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s can form after these proteins are injected into the stomachs of mice. This suggests … Continue reading

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