New Alzheimer’s link possibly found

“Our study is unique as it shows a direct causal link between gut bacteria and Alzheimer’s disease. It was striking that the mice which completely lacked bacteria developed much less plaque in the brain,” said Frida Fak Hallenius from the Lund University in Sweden.
“The results mean that we can now begin researching ways to prevent the disease and delay the onset,” Hallenius added.

via Gut bacteria may accelerate Alzheimer’s disease: Study –

It’s too early to get excited but at least it’s a new path that I don’t think had been considered before.


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