Scientists identify rare gene mutation that protects against Alzheimer’s

| | July 13, 2012
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After years of studying genes that increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease, scientists report the promising discovery of DNA that does the opposite: the first gene variant that protects people against the neurodegenerative disorder.

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