Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Beta Amyloid Peptides

New findings contradict dominant theory in Alzheimer’s disease

For decades the amyloid hypothesis has dominated the research field in Alzheimer’s disease. The theory describes how an increase in secreted beta-amyloid peptides leads to the formation of plaques, toxic clusters of damaged proteins between cells, which eventually result in neurodegeneration. Scientists at Lund University, Sweden, have now presented a study that turns this… New findings contradict dominant theory in Alzheimer’s disease   

I have Alzheimer Disease

atorvastatin1 - early alzheimer's disease1 - mini-strokes2 - atypical alzheimer disease1 - dementia changes1 - hallucinoses1 - memory skills1 - early signs of dementia1 - methamphetamine1 - cognitive testing2 - genomic dna1 - frontotemporal dementia symptoms1 - vascular dementia13 - high-dose chemotherapy1 - lack of concentration1 - symptoms of parkinson's3 - early-onset alzheimer's disease1 - high blood pressure7 - high-cholesterol diet1 - emotional symptoms1 - physical activity2 - beta amyloid3 - pdd3 - psychosis polyneurotica1 - mental function1 - depressive pseudodementia1 - psychotic symptoms1 - huntington's chorea1 - ad risk factors1 - professor lewy1 -