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2013-04-18 21:49:11

Evidence indicates that the accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins, which form the plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, is critical for the development of Alzheimer's disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans.

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2010-07-31 06:35:00

Neuroscientists have long wondered how individual connections between brain cells remain diverse and "fit" enough for storing new memories.

2010-02-22 15:57:19

TAU finds new synthetic supplement improves memory and staves off age-related memory loss

2009-11-23 10:53:05

Alzheimer's disease is caused by the build-up of a brain peptide called amyloid-beta. That's why eliminating the protein has been the focus of almost all drug research pursuing a cure for the devastating neurodegenerative condition.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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