More Evidence Suggests Protein Linked To Alzheimer’s May Be Transmissible | IFLScience

A study has indicated that proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease might be transmissible during surgical transplants, adding to the evidence provided by separate research that reached the same conclusion last September. While both studies suggest that these so-called amyloid beta proteins may be somehow “seeded” in a patient’s brain as a result of medical procedures, this does not necessarily mean that recipients will go on to develop Alzheimer’s, as much is still unknown about what causes the condition.

Source: More Evidence Suggests Protein Linked To Alzheimer’s May Be Transmissible | IFLScience

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