Likely cause of Alzheimer’s identified in new study
- Worldwide, Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia.
- Using mouse models, researchers in Australia have identified one of the likely causes of Alzheimer’s disease. Some have dubbed the finding a “breakthrough.”
- By studying the blood-brain barrier, the scientists have come away with a better understanding of why and how Alzheimer’s disease occurs.
- Their findings suggest potential treatment and prevention options for the neurodegenerative condition.