Alzheimer’s gene e4 may shrink brain regions in childhood

Study found that children with the Alzheimer's gene e4 had differences in their brain development compared to children with Alzheimer's e2 and e3 forms of the gene. Washington: The Alzheimer's gene e4 associated with Alzheimer's disease may shrink brain regions and reduce thinking skills as early as childhood, a finding that may help researchers develop ways to prevent the disease from occurring, according to a new study. Prior studies showed that people with the epsilon (e) 4 mvariant o...
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