• What happens around an Alzheimer plaque?

    19 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A research team used pioneering technologies to study in detail what happens in brain cells in the direct vicinity of plaques. Their findings show how different cell types in the brain work together to mount a complex response to amyloid plaques which is likely protective at first, but later on damaging to the brain.
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  • Study shows how protective T cells become pathogenic in atherosclerosis

    19 days ago - By News Medical

    High cholesterol kills. In fact, one in four Americans will die from the consequences of atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaques of fat and cholesterol in the arteries. Statins have helped reduce mortality, but millions are still at risk.
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