New ways to diagnose and treat Alzheimer's, findings suggest

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 16:35 in Health & Medicine

Researchers have found a new mechanism by which a key protein associated with Alzheimer's disease can spread within the human brain. The study provideas a new explanation of how the protein tau, a normal human protein that becomes toxic in Alzheimer's patients, can appear in their cerebrospinal fluid.

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