30 November 2017

Plaques can cause memory problems without causing dementia

Plaques, also known as Alzheimer proteins, can cause memory problems in people who have not been diagnosed with dementia, according to researchers at Maastricht UMC+ and the Alzheimer Centre Limburg. They recently conducted a study on the effect of plaques on brain function, the results of which were published this week in the scientific journal JAMA Psychiatry.