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Genes Identify New Alzheimer's Disease Pathway

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Caption: Most of the research involving genes linked to Alzheimer's disease has focused on genes that affect a peptide called amyloid-beta, but now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a few new genetic markers for Alzheimer's disease that suggest there is a second pathway through which the disease develops. Jim Dryden reports…

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