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Alzheimer's: Therapy must begin as early as possible

Protein plaques in the brain are the cause of Alzheimer's disease and the starting point for possible therapies. At later stages, however, the disease may become independent from them, report researchers around Prof. Mathias Jucker from Tübingen.

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Headline: Brain tissue with plaques of beta-amyloid proteins (red) under the microscope
Copyright: Jucker / HIH / DZNE