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Futureproof Extra: Gum Disease, Bacteria and Reported Links to Alzheimer's

Jonathan discusses recent developments in Alzheimer's Disease research where a bacteria linked to gum disease could lead to results in treating the disease.

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06.30 19 Feb 2019


Futureproof Extra: Gum Disease, Bacteria and Reported Links to Alzheimer's



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06.30 19 Feb 2019


In this week's Futureproof Extra Podcast, Jonathan speaks to 'New Scientist' correspondent Debora MacKenzie about recent developments in Alzheimer's Disease research.

Together they discuss a specific bacteria found in the mouth and it's possible link to the development of Alzheimer's disease. It is hoped this new line of research will eventually lead to new treatments for this  debilitating disease.

 


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