Is Alzheimer’s an infectious disease?

In Alzheimer's, Brain Science by Brainy Days Ahead

Evidence shows that neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s diseases, may be transmissible under some circumstances. Evidence also shows that Alzheimer’s disease may be the result of a poorly controlled response to infection of the nervous system. “The opposite side of the coin is the growing evidence that the amyloid-beta protein of Alzheimer’s plays a natural role in combating infection! Indeed, the misfolded amyloid proteins of Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s have all been suggested to take part in responding to infection.” Read this interesting discussion.