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Jul 30, 2022

How a Neurotransmitter May Be the Key in Controlling Alzheimer’s Toxicity

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension, neuroscience

Summary: Study reveals how somatostatin and copper affect amyloid beta in Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

Source: KAIST

With nearly 50 million dementia patients worldwide, and Alzheimers’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative disease. Its main symptom is the impairment of general cognitive abilities, including the ability to speak or to remember.

The importance of finding a cure is widely understood with increasingly aging population and the life expectancy being ever-extended. However, even the cause of the grim disease is yet to be given a clear definition.

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