Fighting ageism

Fighting ageism may lower dementia risk

A certain gene, called ApoE, is considered by many to be the primary genetic risk factor in late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. However, not everyone with one or even two copies of this gene will go on to develop the condition. In fact, less…
tau protein

What is Tau Protein

Tau proteins are proteins that perform the function of stabilizing microtubules. These proteins are abundant in nerve cells and are present to a much lesser degree in oligodendrocytes and astrocytes. When Tau proteins become defective and fail to adequately stabilize microtubules, pathologies…