Lower childhood IQ linked to Alzheimer’s later in life

Lower childhood IQ linked to Alzheimer’s later in life


Children with the APOE E4 gene perform lower on verbal and general IQ tests than their peers without the genetic risk factor. APOE E4 is a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The study suggests the effects of the gene manifests before adulthood and could be the earliest biomarker for later vulnerability to Alzheimer’s disease.
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Author: neurosciencenews.com
Post date: 2019-07-20 18:00:24
Category: children
Tag: APOE
Post ID: 8485

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