As rates of Alzheimer’s disease soar, two scientists at the Max Planck Florida Institute say they’ve discovered a new clue to how the disorder works and, perhaps, a way to undo the damage.
In a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Max Planck researchers Ryohei Yasuda and Erzsebet Szatmari write that they’ve pinpointed a protein that seems to cause brain degeneration — and that turning off the brain’s production of the protein allows a stricken brain to recover.
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