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Infectious Disease & Neurodegeneration

A nationwide case control study done in Sweden links how hospital related infections (nosocomial infections) in early life can be related to a higher risk of neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD) & Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Neurodegeneration data analysis Out of almost 12 million individuals, 300k people developed AD, 100k had Parkinson’s […]

Novel Form of Alzheimer’s Protein in Spinal Fluid Indicating Stage of the Disease

A novel form of Alzheimer’s protein found in the spinal fluid indicates the stage of the Alzheimer’s Disease a person is in and also tracks with tangles of tau protein in the brain. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis carried out the research, which led to the above results. The thorough […]