[The immune system and Alzheimer's disease].

  title={[The immune system and Alzheimer's disease].},
  author={Eric van Exel and Piet Eikelenboom and Hannie C. Comijs and Clara Kurniawan and Marijke Fr{\"o}lich and Johannes H Smit and Max L. Stek and Philip Scheltens and Jan E Eefsting and Rudolf G. J. Westendorp},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie},
  volume={53 9},
BACKGROUND It has still not been established unequivocally whether vascular risk factors and inflammatory reactions, determined by heredity, are a cause or a result of Alzheimer's disease AIM If the offspring of parents with AD have more risk factors and more frequent and severe inflammatory reactions than the offspring of parents without AD , this argues strongly in favor of a causal relationship between vascular risk factors, a pro-inflammatory cytokine response and AD. AIM To determine… CONTINUE READING

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