Protein Build Up May Trigger Inflammation Associated With Alzheimer's
Study points to the "trigger" for the inflammatory response, caused by the immune system, that precedes Alzheimer's disease and other neurological conditions. Specifically, the authors show that an increase in aggregated, damaged proteins within neurons, which is a normal part of the aging brain, sets off these inflammatory responses.
The study is in The FASEB Journal. (full access paywall)