Age, Gender, and APOE4 Variant May Help Identify Those at High Risk for Dementia, Study Suggests

Age, Gender, and APOE4 Variant May Help Identify Those at High Risk for Dementia, Study Suggests
The absolute 10-year risk of dementia varies according to age, gender, and common variation in the APOE gene, according to a large-scale Danish study. This discovery may help identify high-risk individuals who may benefit from early targeted intervention to prevent dementia's development and progression. The study, “Absolute 10-year risk of dementia by age, sex and APOE genotype: a population-based cohort study,” was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. "Recently, it was estimated that one-third of dementia most likely can be prevented. According to the L
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