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Young Adults with Alzheimer’s are Assisting Scientists for Possible Cures

It is a little ironic that younger adults might hold the answers to a disease that affects the elderly. The fact is that Alzheimer’s disease can strike young adults, as well. This is especially the case with certain genes that can be passed along from an elderly family member.

This might lead to a way for younger adults to get treatment to prevent the disease or the elderly to receive similar treatment to slow down the progression of the disease.

 

Younger Adults With Alzheimer’s Are Key To Drug Search

“It’s highly likely,” he says, that the first drug able to prevent or delay Alzheimer’s will emerge from studies of people genetically destined to get the disease. Giedre Cohen enrolled in the DIAN TU study in 2013, when she still had no symptoms of Click Here to Read More

Source: NPR

 

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