Alzheimer's brain shrinkage illustration NIA NIH

Alzheimer's brain shrinkage illustration NIA NIH

The brain of an Alzheimer's sufferer can dramatically lose mass and shrink. In particular, center structures of the brain usually diminish early on. One such region susceptible to early and severe damage is the hippocampus, which can lead to memory loss and disorientation. Illustration credit: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Life Sciences and Biology
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Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's, amyloid beta plaque, free amyloid beta, ptau, p-tau, phosphorylated tau, hippocampus, brain, neurology, gt neuro
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 19, 2018 - 11:08am
  • Last Updated: Feb 19, 2018 - 11:09am