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Living with Dementia

Protein Plaques

Inflammatory mediator enhances plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that causes progressive cognitive impairment and memory loss. Now, a new study published by Cell Press in the September 8 issue of the journal Neuron identifies a previously unrecognized link between neuroinflammation and the classical pathological brain changes that are the hallmark of the disease. In… Inflammatory mediator enhances plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease   

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