Midlife predictors of Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Bendlin2010MidlifePO,
  title={Midlife predictors of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Barbara B. Bendlin and Cynthia M. Carlsson and Carey E. Gleason and Sterling C. Johnson and Aparna Sodhi and Catherine L. Gallagher and Luigi Puglielli and Corinne D. Engelman and Michele L. Ries and Genwen Xu and Whitney Wharton and Sheena Asthana},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={131-7}
}
Factors contributing to increased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) include age, sex, genes, and family history of AD. Several risk factors for AD are endogenous; however, accumulating evidence implicates modifiable risk factors in the pathogenesis of AD. Although the continued task of identifying new genes will be critical to learning more about the disease, several research findings suggest that potentially alterable environmental factors influence genetic contributions, providing targets for… CONTINUE READING

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