• UC Davis participates in landmark study to test whether lifestyle changes can prevent cognitive decline

    4 monthes ago - By News Medical

    UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center and Department of Public Health Sciences has received $6 million to participate in a landmark study that will see if multiple changes in lifestyle can protect against changes in memory and thinking in older adults.
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  • Carriers of APOE4 Alzheimer's Risk Gene Have Cognitive Decline Early on

    Carriers of APOE4 Alzheimer's Risk Gene Have Cognitive Decline Early on

    4 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    APOE4 Alzheimer's gene carriers have lower IQ during childhood and adolescence, much earlier before adulthood. The cognition trait much affected is reasoning. Although the IQ decline seems small, the disadvantage becomes progressively magnified.
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  • Alzheimer's gene may affect cognitive health before adulthood, study finds

    4 monthes ago - By News Medical

    The Apolipoprotein E is a major cholesterol carrier that aids in lipid transport and injury repair in the brain. It packages cholesterol and other fats and moves them through the bloodstream. APOE polymorphic alleles are the major genetic factors for the risk of Alzheimer's disease .
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