KCTV: New Alzheimer's research shows promising signs for prevention

December 30, 2020

New research shows therapies to block a hormone called tumor necrosis factor, or TNF, may greatly reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

KCTV talked to Dr. James O'Keefe, preventive cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and author of the study, about this promising research.

Watch the full interview below.

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