Year in review: Alzheimer’s protein behaves like a prion

Amyloid-beta might spread in rare cases

stained brain tissue

BUILDUP  Amyloid-beta (brown) accumulated in the front of the brain in a person who received injections of cadaver-derived growth hormone as a child, suggesting that the injections were contaminated with A-beta, researchers reported this year. 

Z. JAUNMUKTANE ET AL/NATURE 2015

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