Clues To Alzheimer's Risk Can Be Detected In Infancy, Study Suggests

November 25, 2013 9:10 PM

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Clues To Alzheimer's Risk Can Be Detected In Infancy, Study Suggests

People who are genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's disease may have differences in their brains that can be detected as early as infancy, a new study suggests.

Researchers scanned the brains of 162 healthy babies, including 60 who had inherited a gene called APOE-e4, which increases the risk of developing Alzheimer's after age 65.

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