Viruses in neurodegenerative diseases: More than just suspects in crimes

Viruses in neurodegenerative diseases: More than just suspects in crimes
PLoS Pathog. 2022 Aug 4;18(8):e1010670. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010670. eCollection 2022 Aug.ABSTRACTNeurodegenerative diseases (NDs) such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are fatal neurological diseases that can be of idiopathic, genetic, or even infectious origin, as in the case of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. The etiological factors that lead to neurodegeneration remain unknown but likely involve a combination of aging, genetic risk factors, and ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-08-04By Pascal Leblanc