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Innovative and Groundbreaking

Posted by solocar on 15 Sep 2010 at 19:18 GMT

This study is amazing because it describes a peripheral mechanism that contributes to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease, a disease previously thought to reside in the central nervous system alone. The findings of Astarita and Colleagues will pave the way for future studies investigating the interaction between organs in the periphery and the brain.

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