Monday, January 10, 2011

Alzheimer's Plaques Lead to Loss of Nitric Oxide in Brain

ScienceDaily (Jan. 10, 2011) — A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has discovered that the deadly plaques of Alzheimer's disease interact with certain cellular proteins to inhibit normal signals that maintain blood flow to the brain. Their findings, which could lead to new approaches to treat the dementia, were recently published in Public Library of Science One.
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