Rare Gene Variants Double Risk Of Alzheimer's, Washington University in St. Louis Study
Published: Dec 31, 2013
Researchers have identified variations in a gene that doubles a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Over the past two decades, scientists have discovered a number of common genetic variants linked to early-onset, before age 65, and the more common late-onset forms of Alzheimer’s disease. But those variants account for only a fraction of Alzheimer’s cases.
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