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Quantifying the amount and structure of beta-amyloid that is the most harmful to neurons.

The peptide, a small protein, beta-amyloid is strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease; however, researchers are still looking for unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent of the onset and development of the disease. 503 more words

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Substance involved in Alzheimer’s can reverse paralysis in mice with multiple sclerosis

10 AUG 2012
STANFORD, Calif. — A molecule widely assailed as the chief culprit in Alzheimer’s disease unexpectedly reverses paralysis and inflammation in several distinct animal models of a different disorder — multiple sclerosis, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have found. 1,278 more words

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Artificial butter flavoring ingredient linked to key Alzheimer’s disease process

10 AUG 2012

A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, candy, baked goods, pet foods and other products. 284 more words

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