New evidence has been published in the journal Science Advances, adding weight to the link between Alzheimer’s disease and the common herpes virus. The Tufts University study, using a 3D bioengineered brain model, demonstrated how a herpes infection can induce a number of Alzheimer’s features, including neuroinflammation and amyloid plaques.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Brain, Neuroscience, Virus, Tufts University, New Atlas Audio

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