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Latest Gene Variant Confers Higher Alzheimer Stories

Alzheimer's Risk Higher For Women Due To Gene Variant
2014-04-16 10:21:00

New research from scientists at Stanford University has revealed a genetic variant that raises the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in women, but not in men.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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