Link found between chronic inflammation and risk for Alzheimer's disease

October 19th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

While it is widely shown that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease (AD), not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. For the first time, researchers have shown that ApoE4 linked with chronic inflammation dramatically increases the risk for AD. This can be detected by sequential measurements of C-reactive protein, a common clinical test which can be could be done routinely in a clinical setting.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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