APR 21, 2015 07:53 AM PDT

Study Suggests Link Between Alzheimer's And Immune System

WRITTEN BY: Judy O'Rourke

A Duke University study involving lab mice suggests there's a link between Alzheimer's disease and a faulty immune system. [Source: Newsy Science]
About the Author
  • Judy O'Rourke worked as a newspaper reporter before becoming chief editor of Clinical Lab Products magazine. As a freelance writer today, she is interested in finding the story behind the latest developments in medicine and science, and in learning what lies ahead.
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