Alzheimer’s might be transmissible in similar way as infectious prion diseases, research suggests

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Could Alzheimer’s be transmissible?

The brain damage that characterizes Alzheimer’s disease may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow) and Creutzfeldt-Jakob, according to newly published research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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