Study Identifies Potential Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

March 4, 2015 4:13 PM

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Alzheimer’s research over the past decade or so has been largely focused on finding a cure or a lifestyle change that could help improve the symptoms. But lately, more research has looked into what could cause the condition in the first place, only to find that Alzheimer’s patients share an accumulation of an abnormal amyloid protein in their brain.

Furthermore, this protein build up could begin in early adulthood. While this is still new research and certainly requires more consideration, Butler Hospital director of the neurology and the memory and aging program Dr. Stephen Salloway comments, that these findings could be our first solid step t...

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