Removal Of Plaques From Brain May Help Treat Alzheimer’s | IFLScience

A team of scientists in South Korea have found a way to remove toxic plaques from the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s disease, resulting in an improvement in the animals’ cognitive function and memory-forming abilities. While the researchers are remaining cautious about the implications of their work – since results obtained in laboratory mice don’t always translate to humans – their findings could well shed light on a major cause of Alzheimer’s and suggest a potential pathway for treatment.

Source: Removal Of Plaques From Brain May Help Treat Alzheimer’s | IFLScience

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