Jan 29, 2024

Signs of ‘transmissible’ Alzheimer’s seen in people who received growth hormone

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Evidence that amyloid-beta particles are infectious and cause dementia in rare cases involving people who got growth hormone from cadavers.

Aβ is described as “prion like”…a seed can lead to more Aβ

The findings support a controversial hypothesis that proteins related to the neurodegenerative disease can be ‘seeded’ in the brain through material taken from cadavers.

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