This piece of research ties in with the last two topics concerning hormones as sex hormones play a role in modulating liver function. This helps us remember that we are holistic beings with all our parts working in synergy as one!
Liver, not brain, may be origin of Alzheimer’s plaques
ScienceDaily (2011-03-03) — Unexpected results from a new study could completely alter scientists’ ideas about Alzheimer’s disease — pointing to the liver instead of the brain as the source of the “amyloid” that deposits as brain plaques associated with this devastating condition. The findings could offer a relatively simple approach for Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment.