Alzheimer’s Spreads Like a Virus From Neuron to Neuron, Studies Show | 80beats

The spreading of Alzheimer’s disease through the brain have eluded the scientists.Tau,a defective protein that forms tangles inside neuron are found in more and more brain areas as the disease progresses.Two new studies done in mice concludes that tau passes from infected cells to their neighbouring cells just like virus,bacteria etc.

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Alzheimer’s Spreads Like a Virus From Neuron to Neuron, Studies Show | 80beats