High LDL cholesterol linked to early-onset Alzheimer’s

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HIGH LDL CHOLESTEROL LINKED TO EARLY-ONSET ALZHEIMER’S

Elevated levels of LDL cholesterol has been linked to an increased risk of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, in those with and without a genetic risk factor. This suggests cholesterol could be an independent risk factor for dementia. Additionally, researchers identified a potential new genetic risk factor for early-onset Alzheimer’s, a rare variant of the APOB gene. READ MORE…
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FINDINGS SUPPORT ROLE OF VASCULAR DISEASE IN DEVELOPMENT OF ALZHEIMER’S

A new study reports midlife vascular risk factors are associated with elevated levels of amyloid beta in later life. READ MORE…

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