[ExI] Vaccines for Alzheimer's, AIDS, herpes

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 22:03:14 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Rafal Smigrodzki
<rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Max More <max at maxmore.com> wrote:
>> An informative article about exciting developments:
>> Shots on horizon for Alzheimer's, AIDS, herpes
>> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33979090/ns/health-infectious_diseases/
> ### I would be extremely skeptical regarding the prospects for
> Alzheimer's vaccine. The efforts to remove amyloid have proven to be
> spectacular failures, mostly because the AD field has been
> collectively barking up the wrong tree (see here
> http://smigrodzki.blogspot.com/2009/07/malleus-amyloidarum.html  ).

I remember reading a while back that prions had been implicated in
Alzheimer's. What's the state of this theory today?


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