New research by Harvard University sparks conversation about the role that viruses and bacteria may play in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
It seems like every week there’s a new study about Alzheimer’s disease – whether it be we are closer to finding a cure or discovering root causes that may one day lead to it. The latest? Findings from a study led by Harvard University researchers suggest that Alzheimer’s may be caused by the brain’s past attempts to fight off infections, and that a protein known as beta amyloid may protect the brain from invading viruses. The team believes …read more