New mechanism by which Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain discovered

June 13th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The waste-disposal system in a cell can spread harmful protein aggregates between neurons in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The spread can be reduced in experiments in cultivated cells. The discovery may help the development of new diagnostic methods, and may eventually lead to new drugs that can stop or reduce the progression of disease.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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