Unraveling the Mysteries of LATE, a Disease Mimicking Alzheimer’s Disease

A disease that mimics Alzheimer’s Disease

The Oxford Journal Brain published a recent article that categorizes a brain-related age-related TDP43 encephalopathy, which is largely unknown among scientists.

This disease has symptoms that are similar to Alzheimer’s. This disease causes cognitive impairment. When it is present with Alzheimer’s, the degeneration can be even more rapid, along with increased agitation and aggressiveness.

The new disease affects very specific brain areas. It travels vertically, degenerates parts of the brain that are responsible for memory, emotions, and language.


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