Dementia education for professionals and families in Hawaii
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
"Catching" Alzheimer's is in the news
Some of you may have seen an article recently about "catching" dementia. This very clear video explains how a growth hormone once used to help people grow taller has been linked to the transmission of a protein associated with Alzheimer's, says new study in the journal "Nature." Alzheimer’s isn’t contagious -- at least, in the sense that you can’t catch it from being around somebody who has it. But, it turns out, it is transmissible, just not directly.