The future treatment of Alzheimer ’ s disease with brain derived neurotrophic factor

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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia in people aged 65 and older, accounting for up to 80% of dementia cases. It is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain with no official cure found so far. During the course of the disease, neurons (brain cells) slowly die and synapses (connections between them) wither, thereby impairing a… (More)

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