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How ApoE4 Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Since genetic testing has come into vogue, the ApoE4 protein has become famous or – should we say – infamous. Many people know that if they carry the gene, it increases their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by a factor of 10. ApoE4 affects the clearance of amyloid- beta, the plaque that builds up in… read more