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Alzheimer’s and Concussion-Related CTE May Spread in the Brain Via Common Mechanism

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(SOURCE: UC SAN FRANCISCO) – By Pete Farley on December 02, 2016 – Research is First to Suggest That Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a Prion Disease. A shared biological mechanism may drive the progression of both Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative condition associated with repeated concussions and brain trauma, according to […]