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Alzheimer’s Disease And Skin Cancer In The Brain: What They Have In Common

And why we could be wrong about how Alzheimer’s disease progress.

Illustration by kjpargeter from freepik.com

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is caused by the presence of senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that disrupts nerve cell (neuron) functions, causing brain cell death and subsequent cognitive impairments. The formation of plaques…

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Stephanie Jyet Quan Loo

Stephanie Jyet Quan Loo

BSc. (Hons) Medical Biotechnology | stephaniejq.com | 2x published academic author | stephaniejql@gmail.com