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Family-based study identifies potential new genetic factors linked to Alzheimer’s risk in people with African ancestry
Study finds genetic determinants of Alzheimer’s in African genetic ancestry.
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A sudden wealth loss may lead to cognitive decline
Sudden wealth loss is linked to cognitive decline among older adults in the United States and China, but not in England or Mexico, according to an NIA-funded study.
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Aging in disadvantaged neighborhoods may worsen age-related cognitive problems, especially among Mexican Americans
Study finds association between aging in a disadvantaged area and worse cognitive functioning, particularly for Mexican Americans.

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