Scientists have identified a new cause of devastating neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s.

They believe an out-of-control immune system may be to blame and say there is strong evidence the mental decline common to these diseases is caused by ‘auto-inflammation’,

This is where the body’s own immune system develops a persistent inflammatory response – and over time, this inflammation causes brain cells to die.

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