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Scientists ID genetic basis for late-onset Alzheimer’s

| | July 26, 2013

Alzheimer’s disease affects one in eight elderly Americans. The disease is thought to simply be a part of getting older; as one ages, the brain loses some of its function, often leading to dementia and Alzheimer’s. Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, however, is not as easily explained by aging.

A new study indicates that late-onset Alzheimer’s disease has a genetic basis.

Read the full article here: Genetic Basis Of Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Discovered: Scientists Identify Potential Treatment

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