Alzheimer; News from the web:
Could it be true this time?
Researchers in the U.K. have found that blocking a receptor in the brain that regulates immune cells could “protect against the memory and behavior changes seen in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.”
According to a news release from the University of Southampton, the research by scientists looking into how Alzheimer’s progresses in the human brain has added to evidence that “inflammation in the brain can in fact drive the development of the disease.”
The study’s findings, published on Friday in the journal Brain, point to the disease potentially being halted if inflammation in the brain is reduced, with hopes of an effective new treatment being developed as a result.
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