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Living with Dementia

Impassable Plaques

Award-winning research points toward Alzheimer’s vaccine

An accomplice to the protein that causes plaque buildup in Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of a potential new treatment, according to research by a Georgia Health Sciences University graduate student.

In Alzheimer’s, the amyloid protein can accumulate in the brain instead of being eliminated by the body’s natural defenses, nestling between the neurons… Award-winning research points toward Alzheimer’s vaccine   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

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