Periodontal disease's contribution to Alzheimer's disease progression in Down syndrome

Abstract

People with Down syndrome (DS) are at an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD). After 60 years of age, >50% of DS subjects acquire dementia. Nevertheless, the age of onset is highly variable possibly because of both genetic and environmental factors. Genetics cannot be modified, but environmental risk factors present a potentially relevant… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dadm.2016.01.001

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