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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Rare mutations increase risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have identified and validated two rare gene mutations that appear to cause the common form of Alzheimer's disease (AD) that strikes after the age of 60. The two mutations occur in a gene called ADAM10, which now becomes the second pathologically-confirmed gene for late-onset AD and the fifth AD gene overall.



via ScienceDaily: Psychology News http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/psychology/~3/8TvhyloOwFQ/130924113454.htm