Image: Amyloid-beta transmembrane framework via Wikimedia Commons.. Long thought as a waste item of the brain simply, the new study suggests that the material has protective benefits, as well. “For years we thought that [amyloid]-beta was only metabolic garbage produced as a byproduct of various other processes within the brain,” said study writer Rudolph Tanzi, a neurologist at the Massachusetts General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease in Boston, in a news release.Doctors shall be vaccinated against influenza this year. Previously reported lower vaccination rates among healthcare personnel has resulted in the misconception that physicians do not get vaccinated. Furthermore to protecting themselves, the NFID survey found 96 % of doctors recommend influenza vaccination with their friends and family, and 92 % recommend vaccination for his or her patients. Data from an NFID consumer survey present that physician suggestions influences patient behavior strongly.