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April 15, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Brain-Imaging Study Supports the Relevance of a Common Genetic Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease in Latinos

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A brain-imaging study published today in the Archives of Neurology suggests that a major genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease in the Anglo population is also a risk factor for the disease in Latinos. While a gene called APOE4 has been firmly established to increase an Anglo person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease, its relationship to […]

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