Mutation Contributes to Faster Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reports

Mutation Contributes to Faster Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reports
A mutation in the BDNF gene can accelerate loss of memory and cognitive function in people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to a study. The study, “BDNF Val66Met predicts cognitive decline in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention,” was published in the journal Neurology. BDNF is an important neurotransmitter in the brain, playing a

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