Alzheimer's Day 2021: What
causes it? What we know, don't
know and suspect
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Alzheimer's Day 2021: A hallmark of Alzheimer's disease is gradual deterioration of memory. Here's all you
need to know about the disease on World Alzheimer's Day 2021
Health News Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of
dementia, which is an umbrella term used to describe general loss of
memory, thinking skills and other day-to-day functions (such as
cooking, paying bills, cleaning and even dressing).
The role of genes in Alzheimer’s disease So how does amyloid appear
on the scene in the first place? Genes may play an important role.
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forgotten in this disease
If you inherit the Alzheimer’s disease gene from only one parent and
still get the disease, it is known as dominantly inherited Alzheimer’s
disease, or familial or autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease.
Here, mutations in one of three genes (amyloid precursor protein,
presenilin 1 or presenilin 2) cause a rapid accumulation of amyloid in
the brain...Read more.
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