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tangles,

n.pl brain lesions that occur between nerve cells.
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Mats and tangles will only get worse if left alone, so once they develop your cat will need some help from you.
Targeting tangles of that protein in mice with symptoms found in Alzheimer's counteracted their brain damage, curbed memory loss and extended their lives, researchers from Washington University in St Louis, Missouri found.
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While the mouse models of Alzheimer's disease that express the gene variants causing the inherited early-onset form of the disease do develop amyloid plaques in their brains and memory deficits, the neurofibrillary tangles that cause most of the damage do not appear.
He said that the massive neuron death that occurs in AD therefore appears to be caused by the raw ingredients of plaques and tangles working in concert with each other, rather than by the plaques and tangles themselves.
Gently teases away tangles thanks to its fine, soft bristles which glide through hair without catching or dragging.
The imaging tool used in the study was developed at UCLA and reveals early evidence of amyloid beta plaques and neurofibrillary tau tangles in the brain--the hall-marks of Alzheimer's disease.
That is, there is a perfect matching between tops of tangles and bottoms of tangles of P.
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Amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain have been considered the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Destructive knots of protein fibres called tau tangles spread through the brains of the injected mice.
They owe their quick wits to a lack of fibrous tangles which normally make an appearance in the brain late in life.