Alzheimer; News from the web:
A new Iowa State University study may have identified the link that explains years of conflicting research over a mitochondrial gene and the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers found that if you don’t have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, then having a longer version of the gene is a good thing. It is related to better memory up to 10 years later and about one-fifth of the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, however, if your mom or dad has Alzheimer’s, then having a long version is bad. It’s a complete polar opposite.
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