Does herpes cause Alzheimer’s?

Does herpes cause Alzheimer’s? (

[Science Daily, 10/19/18] Herpes is the dreaded ‘gift that keeps on giving’. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer’s disease risk and infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) in people carrying a specific gene. Now, newly-available epidemiological data provide a causal link between HSV1 infection and senile dementia — raising the tantalizing prospect of a simple, effective preventive treatment for one of humanity’s costliest disorders…….

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One response to Does herpes cause Alzheimer’s?

  1. Lindsey Bradford December 12th, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    I can’t remember….


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