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Protein shows promise for effective Alzheimer's treatment

The accumulation in the brain of plaques formed from deposits of a critical protein, known as amyloid beta, is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia.

Stress may be non-genetic link to Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers has found a link between stress and Alzheimer`s disease.

University of Florida Health research, conducted on a mouse model and in human cells, found that a stress-coping hormone released by the brain boosts the production of protein fragments.