Inherited Alzheimer's Damage Is Done Before Symptoms Appear, University of Melbourne Study

Published: Mar 11, 2014

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The progression of Alzheimer's may slow once symptoms appear and do significant damage , according to a study investigating an inherited form of the disease. In a paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, Professor Colin Masters from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and University of Melbourne -- and colleagues in the UK and US -- have found rapid neuronal damage begins 10 to 20 years before symptoms appear.

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