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Is The First Alzheimer’s Survivor Living Among Us?

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For decades, scientists have believed that the nervous system and the immune system operated independent of one another – the former running the body and the second protecting it. University of Virginia neuroscientist Jonathan Kipnis joins guest host John McCaa to talk about how researchers are learning that these two systems actually work more closely together than previously thought. His story “The Seventh Sense” appears in the August issue of Scientific American magazine.