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You Can “Catch” Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

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Sources:
http://www.nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature15369
http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2013/09/scientists-reveal-how-beta-amyloid-may-cause-alzheimers.html
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cjd/detail_cjd.htm
http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2012/10/human-growth-hormone.html
http://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/pituitary-gland

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