Study of ‘SuperAgers’ offers genetic clues to performance

Posted by on May 30, 2018 3:32 pm
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Recent studies have shown that SuperAgers have less evidence of brain atrophy, have thicker parts of the brain related to memory, and lower prevalence of the pathological changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a study suggests that having resilient memory performance during aging could be inherited, and that a particular gene might be associated with SuperAgers.

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