Study Reveals a Crucial Feature Common to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's Diseases
Findings suggests that treatment for one disease could work for the other two
A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease all share a similar ability to cause damage when they invade brain cells. The finding potentially could explain the mechanism by which Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and other neurodegenerative diseases spread within the brain and disrupt normal brain functions. The finding also suggests that an effective treatment for one neurodegenerative disease might work for other neurodegenerative diseases as well.
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