Category Archives: Alzheimer’s risk genes

Neuroimaging links two Alzheimer’s risk genes to brain atrophy, promising blood markers.


Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive illness that is the leading cause of dementia and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. There is no cure for the disease, with current available treatments only slowing and not stopping, the deterioration.  Although scientists have been linking a growing number of gene variants to the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease,

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