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Study finds Alzheimer’s disease presents differently in patients with Down syndrome.

Researchers at the University of Kentucky have completed a study that revealed differences in the way neuroinflammation, considered a key component of Alzheimer’s disease, is expressed in different subsets of patients, in particular people with Down syndrome. Previous studies show that people with Down syndrome have a third copy of Chromosome 21, and that chromosome is the same one responsible

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