Cardiology

Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer's Disease could be re-purposed to prevent—or even reverse—the damage done to the blood vessels in people who are obese or suffer from type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

Neuroscience

Plasticity may make neurons vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease

Neurons that regularly remodel are more prone to Alzheimer's disease and die when that remodeling goes awry, a new study suggests. The work is the first to track the progression of Alzheimer's at the genetic and molecular ...

Amyloid

Amyloids are insoluble fibrous protein aggregates sharing specific structural traits. Abnormal accumulation of amyloid in organs may lead to amyloidosis, and may play a role in various neurodegenerative diseases.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA