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Cell death research shows promise for preventing Alzheimer’s

15 February 2017 | By

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that leads to dementia via advanced neuronal dysfunction and death. Currently, the predominant theory behind Alzheimer’s disease is the “amyloid hypothesis,” which states that abnormally increased levels of amyloid beta (Aβ) peptides outside of brain cells produce a variety of low molecular weight…