Specific Genetic Factors Plus Unhealthy Diet Boost Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, USC Study Finds

Specific Genetic Factors Plus Unhealthy Diet Boost Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, USC Study Finds
A high-fat, high-sugar diet may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in people carrying the ApoE4 gene, according to a new study, “Obesity Accelerates Alzheimer-Related Pathology in APOE4 but Not APOE3 Mice,” that appeared in the journal eNeuro. Obesity is considered an environmental risk factor for Alzheimer’s, while the strongest genetic risk factor for late onset of this

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