Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Appears to Be Linked to Certain Brain Receptor

Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Appears to Be Linked to Certain Brain Receptor
A study from Tel Aviv University found that the IGF-1 receptor, associated with an increased lifespan in mice, is mediating hyperactivity in the hippocampus of the brain. Hippocampal hyperactivity is linked to conditions that increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and the findings may pave the way for new AD treatments for early stages of the disease.

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