Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Cognitive Functions

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   



Alzheimer’s Disease

app3 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - invisible disease1 - antiviral drugs1 - wks4 - epilepsy1 - deep brain stimulation2 - symptoms of parkinson's3 - vecordia1 - dementiaantipsychotic drugs1 - parkinsonism1 - moderate dementia1 - the journal of neuroscience1 - alzheimer’s and dementia1 - slowed movement1 - lucretius1 - degeneration theory1 - cancer1 - exercise2 - thc1 - memory restoration1 - alzheimer's disease risk3 - diagnosis of dementia1 - hay fever1 - stupidity or foolishness1 - beta-blocker drugs1 - end-stage dementia1 - body mass index2 - amylin1 - mini-mental state examination2 -