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King reported that Millen should be able to come off chemotherapy — designed to slow the bone marrow's production of amyloids that builds up in the body — to determine his progress.
Chronic inflammation also is implicated in causing the tangle of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and rogue inflammatory cells produce free radicals that cause genetic mutations leading to cancer and feed the growth of tumors.
Rogalski also found varying amounts of amyloid and tau, hallmark Alzheimer’s proteins, in the brains of some superagers.
Screening for accumulation of amyloid and tau plaques, which are markers for dementia, was done via PET scans.
The chemo is supposed to slow the production of amyloid, but, according to the Morning Call, after stopping those treatment for a few weeks this winter, Millen had to restart chemotherapy.
For example, vitamin E has been shown to reduce inflammation in the brain and the accumulation of amyloid plaques on nerve cells in the brain (a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease).
In their study, the researchers observed beta-amyloids.
Rogalski also found varying amounts of amyloid and tau, hallmark Alzheimer's proteins, in the brains of some superagers.
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