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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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

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