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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ravage the brain in very different ways. But they have at least one thing in common, says Corinne Lasmezas, a neuroscientist and professor at Scripps Research Institute, in Jupiter, Fla. Each spreads from brain cell to brain cell like an infection.

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Dr. Barry Sears

The most common feature among Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS is increased neuroinflammation. Thus reducing neuroinflammation should be a more productive area to explore, especially since high-dose omega-3s are very effective in reducing such neuroinflammation.

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