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Jul 12, 2018

Deletion of BACE 1 Enzyme Reverses The Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Posted by in category: neuroscience

The abnormal accumulation β-amyloid peptide is the leading candidate for the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is currently ranked the 6th leading cause of death in the United States while some statistics claim it may rank as high as the third leading cause of death.

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

Alzheimer’s is a slowly progressive disease that causes the loss of memories and cognitive function. It is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60 to 80% of cases.

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Mar 9, 2018

Bioquark Inc. — Senior Life Journeys Podcast — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, business, DNA, futurism, genetics, health, neuroscience, transhumanism