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Sticky proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases can be transferred

‘Transmissible’ Alzheimer’s theory gains traction Mouse tests confirm that sticky proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s can [...]
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Proteins causing familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) exhibit distinct structures at atomic level

Scientists studying a protein that causes a hereditary degenerative brain disease in humans have discovered that the human, mouse and [...]
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Are plaques of β-amyloid proteins part of our immune system?

Researchers found that β-amyloid can act as an anti-microbial compound Alzheimer’s disease has long been linked to the accumulation of [...]
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Women’s dementia risk reflected by alterations in brain protein

Changes in Myelin Basic Protein more common in women Several studies have shown that women suffer a higher risk of [...]
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Enhancing deep sleep could preserve brain function

People suffering neurological conditions associated with the buildup of unwanted proteins in the brain could benefit from inducing deep sleep [...]
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