Drugs That Fight Herpes May Thwart Alzheimer’s Disease

26 Oct

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

The herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1), the virus that causes most cold sores, has previously been tied to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Antiviral drugs used to combat herpes virus infections could slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.
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