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Alzheimer amyloid accumulation found in young adult brains for the first time.

Amyloid, an abnormal protein whose accumulation in the brain is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, starts accumulating inside neurons of people as young as 20, a much younger age than … Continue Reading Alzheimer amyloid accumulation found in young adult brains for the first time.

Researchers identify amyloid formation link between Alzheimer’s disease and T2 diabetes.

The pathological process amyloidosis, in which misfolded proteins, amyloids, form insoluble fibril deposits, occurs in many diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, little is known about … Continue Reading Researchers identify amyloid formation link between Alzheimer’s disease and T2 diabetes.

Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein, interleukin 10, may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease.

Inflammation has long been studied in Alzheimer’s, but in a counterintuitive finding, University of Florida researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which anti-inflammatory processes may trigger the disease.  This anti-inflammatory … Continue Reading Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein, interleukin 10, may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease.