Alzheimer's Disease

Gravity's Potential Effect On Alzheimer's Disease

Subtracting gravity from the brain may disable the long fibers that form Alzheimer's and other diseases from strangling the brain.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. In the United States, more then 5 million people have Alzheimer's disease. 00:12

  2. Scientists believe Alzheimer's advances when proteins assemble into long fibers that ultimately strangle the brain. 00:37

  3. It's speculated that the results of International Space Station research may find that the cause of Alzheimer's is deceptively simple. 02:46

Written by Curiosity Staff March 19, 2015