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Landmark Alzheimer's Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain

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The conundrum has stumped doctors for years. Why do neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's affect only the elderly? Why do some people live to be over 100 with normal brain functioning while others develop dementia decades earlier?

Now, a ...

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Pacific Cove's curator insight, April 2, 2014 7:09 AM

"If we could activate this stress-resistance gene network with drugs, it might be possible to intervene in the disease quite early," he added in a release. "Since Alzheimer's strikes late in life, delaying the onset of disease by just a few years could have a very substantial impact." #Alzheimers #Dementia

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