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Living with Dementia

Tau Proteins

Path Is Found for the Spread of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease seems to spread like an infection from brain cell to brain cell, two new studies in mice have found. But instead of viruses or bacteria, what is being spread is a distorted protein known as tau.

The surprising finding answers a longstanding question and has immediate implications for developing treatments, researchers… Path Is Found for the Spread of Alzheimer’s   

What is dementia?

slower overall movement1 - hiv1 - parkinsons diagnosis1 - memory disorder1 - aphasia4 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - emotional symptoms1 - parkinson's drug2 - chronic traumatic encephalopathy1 - kahlbaum3 - sanofi1 - frontal dementia1 - dopamine6 - healthy mind1 - mini-cognitive assessment1 - amyloid precursor protein6 - body mass index2 - dementia135 - risk of alzheimer's3 - cognitive dysfunction4 - cognitive decline19 - brain injury1 - mirna1 - acute excitement1 - increased dementia risk1 - huntington’s disease2 - parkinsons disease10 - failing memory1 - disorientation3 - ziveri1 -