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.

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

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