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Mayo Clinic says Tau is the driver for AD

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Mayo Clinic says Tau is the driver for AD

Postby TCat » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:02 pm

Heard it on the radio today. It is all over the internet.

“By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Amyloid, the other toxic protein that characterizes Alzheimer’s, builds up as dementia progresses, but is not the primary culprit, they say.”

http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discu ... s-disease/

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