Glaucoma – an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Glaucoma – an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Posted on 10th November 2011

Scientists at University College London have discovered a potential link between glaucoma and Alzheimer’s.

The researchers discovered that the presence of beta-amyloid proteins are key triggers in both conditions. More research is continuing to determine whether glaucoma is an early warning sign of the on-set of Alzheimer’s.


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