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    The Latest on LATE: A New Form of Dementia

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    Tau Protein and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Connection?

    Neurofibrillary tangles are insoluble twisted fibers found inside the brain's cells. These tangles consist primarily of a protein called tau. Learn more about the connection of tau to Alzheimer’s disease and current research that is focused on this protein.

    May 6, 2019
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