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Desert island toxic algae may hint to a treatment for dementia – BBC News

Desert island toxic algae may hint to a treatment for dementia – BBC News

Scientists say they now have good evidence in animals that exposure to a toxin from algae can trigger dementia-like changes in the brain.

If the US team is right, they may have found a new route towards treating and preventing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s .

Their work, in the Proceedings B journal, lends weight to a scientific theory experts…

Source: Desert island toxic algae may hint to a treatment for dementia – BBC News