15 February 2009

Immune stimulation improves Alzheimer’s in mice

New method to stimulate immune system may be effective at reducing amyloid burden in Alzheimer’s
NYU Langone Medical Center: 11 February 2009
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered a novel way to stimulate the innate immune system of mice with Alzheimer's disease (AD) — leading to reduced amyloid deposits and the prevention of Alzheimer's disease related pathology — without causing toxic side effects.

The study, entitled "Induction of Toll-like Receptor 9 Signaling as a Method for Ameliorating Alzheimer's Disease Related Pathology," was published in The Journal of Neuroscience. … > full story : MedPage Today Teaching Brief

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