Does Your Cold Sore Mean You’ll Get Alzheimer’s Disease?

What do cold sores and Alzheimer’s disease have in common? A pair of studies suggests there could be a link between an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and the herpes virus that gives you cold sores that erupt in or near your mouth. In one study, researchers from Umeå University in Sweden found that being a carrier of herpes simplex virus 1 nearly doubled a person’s risk … Read More