Old, Damaged Brain Cells May Be a Target for Alzheimer’s Tests and Treatments

Some scientists speculate that old cells may increase our vulnerability to health conditions that are common in older age—including Alzheimer’s disease

As we get older, our cells sustain damage from the physical and mental stresses of life. These damaged cells can proliferate in older adults, and have been linked to a range of health issues. Now, scientists are investigating whether these cells may be a target for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) drugs. Senescence 101 The body’s cells […]

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