Friday, July 13, 2012

Advances in Alzheimer's research.

Recently, the New York Times reported a fascinating study of great promise to the understanding of Alzheimer's disease, with far reaching implications to potential treatment.

Here is the link to that report:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/12/health/research/rare-gene-mutation-is-found-to-stave-off-alzheimers.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120712

While there are still many unanswered questions  about the role of beta amyloid in the causal links that may lead to the disease, the reported research is a key.