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Alzheimer's Pathology

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Research on pathologies of Alzheimer’s disease has been ongoing, however, the exact pathology of the disease is difficult to pinpoint as the known pathologies are very convoluted, and it is unknown which is the initial pathology. Current therapeutics include targeting the acetylcholinesterase pathway, decreasing levels and degrading amyloid beta plaques and tau tangles, and decreasing neuroinflammation.

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a significant, persistent, and progressive memory loss that is associated with cognitive impairment and alterations in personality. Currently, there is no effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, despite the significant amount of effort by researchers. The main challenge in developing
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