Alzheimer's Risk 10 Times Lower With Herpes Medication

Alzheimer's Risk 10 Times Lower With Herpes Medication

Last month, Medical News Today reported on a study that found "strong evidence" that viruses are involved in Alzheimer's disease. The postmortem analyses of brain tissue found that people who lived with this dementia type also had more herpesviruses 6 and 7 than people without Alzheimer's. Now, a scientific commentary suggests that the study that MNT covered is not the only one to pinpoint a link between herpes and dementia. In fact, three more studies have strengthened this link, and the commentary — recently published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease – takes a look at all three. Ruth Itzhaki,...

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