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Herpesvirus infections may have a pathogenic link to Alzheimer’s disease


A new study finds that two nearly ubiquitous herpes viruses, HHV-6a and HHV-7, are abundant in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Also today, midlife retinopathy predicts ischemic stroke, fingernails may hold a clue for relapsing scabies, and canakinumab cuts gout attacks by nearly half.

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