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A team of researchers led by Yale-NUS College says it has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Two competing theories are currently proposed to explain the cause of Alzheimer’s: the first is focused on the accumulation of amyloid-beta protein in the brain as the primary cause; while a second and more recent theory proposes that metabolic dysfunction, specifically a dysfunction of the mitochondria, is responsible.
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Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
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Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
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