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La maladie d'Alzheimer peut-elle être déclenchée suite à une infection virale ? © Rasi, Abode Stock

Alzheimer’s disease could appear following infection with the varicella zoster virus

Researchers from Tufts University in the United States present recent findings that support the hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by a virus. The strain in question is very common since it is the varicella zoster virus (VZV) You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] What are the differences between bacteria and viruses? They …

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Cold sores and shingles may be linked to Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests - CNET

Cold sores and shingles may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests – CNET

Could cold sores and shingles lead to Alzheimer’s disease? New research from Tufts and Oxford universities adds to growing evidence that they might – and how. And the implications are both good and bad. Good, because it means vaccines could help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, for which there are very few drugs and no known cure. …

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Health.  Alzheimer's disease: new test, new treatments, a turning point in the fight?

Health. Alzheimer’s disease: new test, new treatments, a turning point in the fight?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting nearly one million people in France. The most common symptoms are memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem solving and language. Although the first signs most often appear after the age of 65, the disease develops 10 to 15 years before the appearance of the …

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