Health-Innovations.org is the Official Blog of Healthcare Journalist Michelle Petersen ... in London, United Kingdom

Health-Innovations.org is the Official Blog of Healthcare Journalist Michelle Petersen ... in London, United Kingdom

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Using drugs to increase the digestion of certain proteins by brain cells, researchers have prolonged the cells’ lives and kept the protein from clogging the inner workings of the cells. Deep inside the brains of people with dementia and Lou Gehrig’s disease, globs of abnormal protein gum up the inner workings of brain cells, dooming them to an early death. But boosting those cells’ natural ability to clean up those clogs might hold the key to better treatment for such conditions. That’s the key finding of new research from a University of Michigan team a

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