Link between heart disease, cholesterol, and Alzheimer's disease: a review.

@article{Sparks2000LinkBH,
  title={Link between heart disease, cholesterol, and Alzheimer's disease: a review.},
  author={Donald L. Sparks and Thomas Antony Martin and David R. Gross and John C. Hunsaker},
  journal={Microscopy research and technique},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={
          287-90
        }
}
Increased prevalence of Alzheimer's disease-like beta-amyloid deposits in the neuropil and within neurons occurs in the brains of non-demented individuals with heart disease. Heart disease is a prevalent finding in Alzheimer's disease, and may be a forerunner to the dementing disorder. In the cholesterol-fed rabbit model of human coronary heart disease there is production and accumulation of beta-amyloid in the brain. This accumulation of beta-amyloid can be reversed by removing cholesterol… CONTINUE READING
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