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Professor Resia Pretorius of the University of Pretoria, who worked with Prof Kell on the editorial, said “The microbial presence in blood may also play a fundamental role as causative agent of systemic inflammation, which is a characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.
“Furthermore, there is ample evidence that this can cause neuroinflammation and plaque formation.” Dementia charities said they had noticed that viruses and bacteria were more common in people with Alzheimer's disease.
However, the outlandish claim that herpes can be passed through contact has long been disputed by researchers.
Mayo Clinic experts say that the chances are 'nearly impossible' - suggesting there's no reason to avoid yoga studios.
Around two thirds of people will acquire the herpes virus at some point in their lives, and many will not realise they have it.
The herpes virus in particular is known to damage the central nervous system, and the limbic system in the brain which regulates mood and instinct and is associated with mental decline and personality changes.
The first ever effective genital herpes vaccine has succeeded in pre-clinical trials, Mail Online reported in January.
The authors say that viruses and bacteria are common in the brains of elderly people, and although they are usually dormant, they can ‘wake up’ after stress or if the immune system is compromised.They also point to the fact that a gene mutation - APOEe4 - which makes one in five people more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease, also raises their susceptibility to infectious disease.Viral infections in the brain are already known to cause symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s and the experts say the link has been ‘neglected’ for too long.There is no evidence that Alzheimer’s can be passed from person to person like a virus.It's probably the last place you expect to catch herpes.