Stressed, toxic, zombie cells seen for 1st time in Alzheimer's

August 22nd, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Tau protein accumulation is common across 20 human brain diseases. Researchers have found stressed, senescent cells in Alzheimer's disease, and established a link between tau tangles and this cell stress. The scientists used a senolytic therapy to clear the senescent cells and tau tangles in Alzheimer's mice, which improved both brain function and structure.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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