Today’s topic is hot with 3 major papers in the last few months, that is the viral hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was estimated to affect 35.5 million people worldwide in 2010 and is expected to affect 115.4 million people by 2050.
Four members of the Human Herpes Virus family have been associated with development of Alzheimer’s disease; HSV-1, VZV, HHV-6A, and HHV-7.
My guest today says its time to put it to the test. Joining today is infectious disease physician, Steven LaRosa, MD.
- Epstein-Barr Virus: The red-headed step child of the Herpes Virus family
- What is Capnocytophaga?
- Flu, amphiregulin and faster recovery in men
- Rat lungworm in the US: An interview with Dr Eugene Liu
- Lyme disease in the US: The Quest Diagnostics Health Trends report
- Fake medicines in developing countries: An interview with Dr Sachiko Ozawa
- Thoughts on the eradicator of smallpox: ‘You can argue that he’s may of saved more lives than any other single human being in human history’
- The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: A short history and lessons learned