Alzheimer’s disease found to be a diabetic disorder of the brain — Scienmag


Credit: Shigeki Moriguchi Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brain and in the pancreas of diabetic patients. “In the pancreas, the Kir6.2 channel blockade increases the insulin signaling, and insulin signaling decreases the blood glucose levels,” says…

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