Detrimental effect of obesity on lesions associated with Alzheimer's disease

Researchers from Inserm and the Université Lille/Université Lille Nord de France have recently used a neurodegeneration model of Alzheimer's disease to provide experimental evidence of the relationship between obesity and disorders linked to the tau protein. This research was conducted on mice and is published in the Diabetes Review. It corroborates the theory that metabolic anomalies contribute massively to the development of dementia.

Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-01-detrimental-effect-obesity-lesions-alzheimer.html#jCp

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