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First study to suggest that the immune system may protect against Alzheimer’s changes in humans

Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer’s-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans.

Researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter with colleagues in the National Institute on… First study to suggest that the immune system may protect against Alzheimer’s changes in humans   



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