Alzheimer's spreads in brain like an infection

Study finds Alzheimer's spreads like infection

 Alzheimer's disease spreads like an infection in the brain. That's according to a new study by the Columbia University Medical Center.

Researchers found that mice with an abnormal protein linked to the disease travels along the brain jumping from neuron to neuron. The hope is researchers will able to develop treatments to slow or stop the progression of the disease.

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