Category Archives: apolipoprotein ε4

Decreases in short-term memory and IQ in urban children with ‘Alzheimer’s gene’.


A new international collaboration led by The University of Montana and Secretaria de la Defensa Naciona heightens concerns over the detrimental impact of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 allele, the most prevalent genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease, upon cognition, olfaction, and metabolic brain indices in healthy urban children and teens. These children have lifetime exposures to concentrations of air pollutants

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