We’re vaccinated as children against various diseases such as polio, measles and whooping cough. Will an Alzheimer’s vaccine one day be part of the long list of vaccinations that most of us now take for granted? A researcher in the UK is working with that premise.
James Nicoll, professor of neuropathology at Southampton University, found that a vaccine can spur the immune system into wiping out beta amyloid plaques that are thought to stop the brain from properly sending and receiving signals.
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