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Alzheimer's gene could begin to affect brain development in childhood
Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's gene could begin to affect brain development in childhood

Inheriting a gene related to Alzheimer's disease could affect the brain and the ability to think in the first years of a child's life. They have discovered that a genetic variant linked to Alzheimer's disease could alter brain development during childhood, and that even in 3-year-olds with this gene some signs of the disease could appear, such as smaller brains and impaired cognitive abilities.

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Alzheimer's

Lack of sleep could increase the risk of Alzheimer's

Possible Link Between Lack of Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease The presence of beta amyloid plaques in the brain is one of the indicators of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's patients have disturbed sleep patterns, but could it be that disturbed sleep patterns trigger Alzheimer's disease?
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