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Late Onset Alzheimers Disease

Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida participated in a nationwide study that found minor differences between genes that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease in African-Americans and in Caucasians.

The study, published April 10 in The Journal of the American Medical Association, was the first to look at the genetics of a large number of… Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans   

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