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Women with Alzheimer’s-risk gene lose weight more sharply after age 70.


Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease whose incidence is on the rise globally.  ApoE-4, a particular allele of the apolipoprotein apoE, is a known risk factor. Since apoE plays a critical role in the transport of cholesterol and fats to the brain, it has been hypothesized that insufficient fat and cholesterol in the brain play a critical role in the disease

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