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New Perspective Needed for Role of Major Alzheimer's Gene, Washington University School of Medicine Study


5/7/2013 7:55:22 AM

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Scientists' picture of how a gene strongly linked to Alzheimer's disease harms the brain may have to be revised, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found. People with harmful forms of the APOE gene have up to 12 times the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease compared with those who have other variations of the gene.

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