New Alzheimer’s Prevention Trial in Young People

New Alzheimer’s Prevention Trial in Young People Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is launching an international clinical trial aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s disease in people genetically destined to develop the illness at a young age. Unlike most other Alzheimer’s prevention trials, this one will enroll people before

Scientists Reveal How Alzheimer’s Progresses in the Brain

Scientists Reveal How Alzheimer’s Progresses in the Brain In people with Alzheimer’s, plaques of a misfolded protein called beta-amyloid, and fibrous tangles of another misfolded protein called tau, accumulate in the brain and kill nerve cells. This gradual loss of nerve cells causes shrinkage of the brain and eventually interferes

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