30 Aug '16, 3am

Zika linked to Alzheimer-like loss of memory and cognition in adults! #zika #singapore #zikaoutbreak

Adults are not any safer from a Zika infection as scientists have previously assumed, with a new study showing that the virus might cause Alzheimer-like symptoms affecting memory and cognitive functions in adults. Up until recently, researchers had assumed that Zika poses a threat primarily to pregnant mothers and young infants. Pregnant women were warned to avoid contact with the virus because of proven links between Zika infections and serious brain defects in newborn infants. Yet experiments on adult mice, which were designed to mimic the effects of the human Zika virus infection, showed that the virus attacks immature cells in the adult brain linked to learning and memory – cognitive functions that are similarly affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of neurodegenerative disease that gradually causes problems in thinking, problem-solving, ...

Full article: http://singaporedaily.net/2016/08/30/zika-might-cause-alz...

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