Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's

April 14, 2015 9:00 PM

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TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immune system disorder may play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, research in mice suggests.

Duke University researchers found that in a mouse model of Alzheimer's, something goes wrong with certain immune cells that normally protect the brain, and the cells start to consume an important nutrient called arginine.

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