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Study shows link between the tau component of Alzheimer’s and cholesterol.


It has been known for some years that Alzheimer’s disease is characterised by two types of lesions, amyloid plaques and degenerated tau protein. The amyloid component and altered cholesterol metabolism are closely linked, however, the relationship between Tau pathology and cholesterol is currently unclear. Now, a study from researchers at Inserm, University of Lille and the University of Paris-Sud have

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