Alzheimer's gene may impact cognitive health before adulthood

July 18th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A psychologist asserts that those carrying the APOE4 gene score lower on IQ tests during childhood and adolescence. And the effect was stronger in girls than in boys. APOE4 carriers are up to three times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's disease, which occurs in people 65 and older.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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