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Alzheimer's Disease Caused by the Immune System?

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators provides additional evidence that amyloid-beta protein – which is deposited in the form of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease – is a normal part of the innate immune system, the body’s first-line defense against infection. 155 more words

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Men Who Lose Y Chromosomes May Have Increased Alzheimer's Risk

By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Men who lose Y chromosomes from their blood cells as they age may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. 720 more words

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Alzheimer's Disease May Stem From Infections

Alzheimer’s disease may be the result of byproduct that builds up in the brain when it fights infections, according to a new study.

The new study, if proven, could change the way the medical community thinks about the disease, and the development of drugs to treat it. 246 more words

My Life With Granny

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be rewarding, challenging, and at times frustrating. Alzheimer’s changes the people we love and it can be heartbreaking to watch family members become strangers. 16 more words

The Poster - Part One

When it came to designing the poster, I wanted to make sure that it stood out the most, over anything else because in my eyes, a poster can speak a thousand words without looking at the writing. 123 more words

Remind Me

A Dream Come True

Finally, a dream come true! Something I had been wishing for for so long now actually came to fruition! Mom was going to live right near me, my husband, and my two girls. 1,697 more words