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May 28, 2019

Provocative study shows how the herpes virus can speed up the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

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An intriguing new study from researchers at Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet has described a mechanism by which virus particles can interact with proteins in biological fluids and become more infectious, while also accelerating the formation of plaques often associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

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  • S MacDowell on May 28, 2019 7:49 am

    This site is so informative.

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