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Cold sore virus linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Amanda Johnson posted in on December 8th, 2008.

A recent paper, published in the Journal of Pathology, by researchers at the University of Manchester, has found a link between cold sores and Alzheimer’s disease. The authors suggest that the virus that causes cold sores (herpes simplex virus type 1) is a major cause of amyloid plaques and is probably a significant factor in the […]

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