Sunday, May 10, 2015

ICYMI: Are we wrong about Alzheimer's?

Science Friday's Do we all have Alzheimer's completely wrong? This man says yes is an interesting and understandable read for those who are not science-savvy.   The summary:
Throughout his career, Duke University neurology professor Allen Roses has challenged what for decades has been the prevailing orthodoxy in Alzheimer’s research: Namely, the “amyloid hypothesis,” which suggests that a protein called beta-amyloid clogs up the brain, killing neurons and causing the dementia associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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