Alzheimer's disease, inflammation and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

@article{Ferencik2001AlzheimersDI,
  title={Alzheimer's disease, inflammation and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.},
  author={Miroslav Ferencik and Michal Nov{\'a}k and Jozef Rovensk{\'y} and I. Ryb{\'a}r},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={2001},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={123-32}
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a degenerative disease of the brain, which causes dementia. The disease is characterised by three main pathogenic factors: senile plaques, neurofibrillary tangles and inflammation. the participation of the local inflammatory reaction is confirmed especially by the results of studies dealing with activated microglia, reactive astrocytes, complement system, cytokines, reactive mediators of oxygen and nitrogen (free radicals), all of which participate significantly in… CONTINUE READING

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