Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's disease shows promise in mouse study

Alzheimer's disease starts with a sticky protein called amyloid beta that builds up into plaques in the brain, setting off a chain of events that results in brain atrophy and cognitive decline. The new generation of Alzheimer's ...


Exploring how the liver immune system eats up 'bad cholesterol'

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reveals that immune cells in the liver react to high cholesterol levels and eat up excess cholesterol that can otherwise cause damage to arteries. The findings, published in ...

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