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Does Alzheimer's originate outside the brain?

November 1, 2017View for printing

Scientists have long thought that Alzheimer's disease originates in the brain, but new research suggests that a key protein that triggers the disease could be carried to the brain from elsewhere in the body. The research offers pathways to new drug therapies that could potentially stop or slow the disease without working directly on the brain.

Rich Haridy ... aa-92465361
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