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Montreal researchers make Alzheimer’s breakthrough

A Montreal team of researchers has found a genetic variant that protects against and delays the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
The study revealed that certain natural and frequent genetic variants could postpone Alzheimer’s disease by up to four years. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia that causes memory loss and deterioration of thinking skills before eventually leading to death.
The team from the Douglas Mental Health Institute and McGill University is led by Dr.

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