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Living with Dementia


Alzheimer’s Gene Effects Show Up in Infancy

Infants and toddlers with the Alzheimer’s disease-associated APOE4 genotype already showed distinctive patterns of brain structure relative to other young children, researchers said.

MRI scans carried out in 60 normally developing children, age 2 to 25 months, who carried the APOE epsilon-4 allele, showed smaller volumes of gray matter and and lower white matter… Alzheimer’s Gene Effects Show Up in Infancy   


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