Is Alzheimer’s Transmissible?

Alzheimer-type amyloid-β (Aβ) pathology was reported in brains of individuals developing iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (iCJD) after treatment with human cadaveric growth hormone, and interpreted as evidence of human transmission of Aβ by the treatment.

Read more: http://www.smw.ch/content/smw-2016-14287/

Related news article: http://www.nature.com/news/more-evidence-emerges-for-transmissible-alzheimer-s-theory-1.19229

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