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Living with Dementia

Abnormal Tau Protein

Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another

For decades, researchers have debated whether Alzheimer’s disease starts independently in vulnerable brain regions at different times, or if it begins in one region and then spreads to neuroanatomically connected areas. A new study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers strongly supports the latter, demonstrating that abnormal tau protein, a key feature of… Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another   



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physical weakness1 - confusion3 - diet1 - alzheimer’s patients1 - motor symptoms1 - visual hallucinations1 - broken bones1 - hspb11 - vesanic dementia2 - citalopram2 - body mass index2 - senile dementia4 - alzheimer's drug5 - als1 - hippocampus5 - general activity1 - dementia in elderly1 - obstructive lung disease1 - mini-strokes2 - psychiatric status rating scales1 - cerebral parenchyma1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - ad prognosis1 - fish oil supplements1 - csf1 - mood changes1 - impassable plaques1 - brain tissue biopsy1 - degeneration theory1 - language impairment1 -