Impairment in Inflammation Recovery Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

New research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that the normal inflammatory process and recovery from inflammation may be disrupted in patients with Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s Disease, like many other neurodegenerative diseases, is characterized by prolonged inflammation. Though the inflammatory process is beneficial and is useful in repairing damaged tissue and clearing infections, it can also release toxic chemicals that further damage healthy tissue. Researchers and scientists at the Karolinska Institutet link prolonged and unresolved inflammation with AD. Click on the link provided below to read more, or find the original article in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Resolution of Inflammation is Altered in Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimers & Dementia, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2013.12.024. Neuroadvance imparts a lot of new research and neuroscience news with regards to Alzheimer’s Disease, as it has staggering global incidence rates and affects so many individual lives, families, and societies.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140214075403.htm

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