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Men with Alzheimer’s gene at higher brain bleeding risk

A common genetic variation linked to Alzheimer’s disease greatly raises the likelihood of brain bleeding in men as compared to women, scientists have found. Such haemorrhages in brain tissue — microbleeds — leave small points of damage throughout the brain and contribute to memory loss, the researchers explained. The study revealed that the gene variant ApoE4 (apolipoprotein E 4) has ... Read More »