Immune 7: Contradictory complements in Alzheimer’s Disease

April 18, 2018

Complement systemThe Immune hosts discuss how the complement system functions, and its role in early synapse loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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One comment on “Immune 7: Contradictory complements in Alzheimer’s Disease

  1. Jim Durkin Jul 10, 2018

    Catching up on the Immune podcast and got through number 7 today. Loved this explanation of complement and it relationship to Alzheimer’s

    A little surprised at the pessimism about aging, forgetting words, falling apart physically, having the body wear out at young age, decreased libido. Don’t think the decreased libido got mentioned. Alzheimer’s seemed inevitable???

    Would like to offer a pick of the week about this stuff.
    The link is to a YouTube video by Joel Furhman MD Called Eat to Live. It may offer some hope for improving the chance of living in pretty good health with a well functioning memory, libido. It has worked pretty well for us in the last two years. Improvement is gradual and there are set backs.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXMzWkzqkao&t=47s

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