How two common viruses trigger the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

How two common viruses trigger the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

Talk about what causes Alzheimer’s disease tends to be frustrating and opaque. A lot of it is about risk factors, not biological mechanisms. We’re told that the risk for developing Alzheimer’s increases with age, mostly after we hit 65. Women are at greater risk than men. People with a family history of the disease are more likely to get it themselves. People with Down Syndrome become vulnerable to Alzheimer’s in their 30s and 40s. A head injury or a life of excessive drinking or high blood pressure or a vitamin D deficiency are all said to possibly make one prone. Often, you’ll read that Alzheimer’s is caused by those neurofibrillary …
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