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Cholesterol levels linked to brain deposits that cause Alzheimer's
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iride6606 posted:
The latest on high cholesterol and a link to Alzheimer's disease;


"Unhealthy patterns of cholesterol could be directly causing the higher levels of amyloid known to contribute to Alzheimer's, in the same way that such patterns promote heart disease."


"It also suggests a method of lowering amyloid levels in people who are middle aged, when such build-up is just starting. If modifying cholesterol levels in the brain early in life turns out to reduce amyloid deposits late in life, we could potentially make a significant difference in reducing the prevalence of Alzheimer's, a goal of an enormous amount of research and drug development effort."


http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270710.php
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