Study findings could lead to new therapeutic approaches to slow brain degeneration

SORLA is one of many genes in which mutations are associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s, which affects 5.5 million people in the U.S. The biggest risk factor is age — as the average life expectancy increases, the number of people with Alzheimer’s is expected to almost triple by 2050.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171107092820.htm

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