New gene linked to Alzheimer's in people who lack ApoE4
This article was originally published in Clinica
US scientists may have identified the first susceptibility gene for Alzheimer's in people who do not have a family history of the disease and lack the only other known inherited risk factor gene, ApoE4. Individuals with the bleomycin gene, which produces an enzyme that inactivates a widely used cancer drug, have a four-fold risk of developing the disease, according to a new study.
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