Scientists seek helpful genetic mutations to fight Alzheimer’s disease
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December 31, 2014
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Scientists seek helpful genetic mutations to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Doug Whitney has a gene mutation that experts believe causes early-onset Alzheimer’s in every person who inherits it, and many members of his family, including his mother, have died from the disease. But Whitney shows no signs of memory loss; researchers suspect he may have another gene mutation that somehow protects him from Alzheimer’s.

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