Fetal-Brain Protein in Old Age Could Fight Dementia

Fetal-Brain Protein in Old Age Could Fight Dementia

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brain scans CU TuftsScientists have discovered that a gene-regulating protein that protects the developing brain of a fetus resurfaces in old age and may stave off dementia, a finding that could open a new path in Alzheimer’s research.

The research by Harvard University scientists published yesterday in the journal Nature, showed the protein is depleted in brains of people with Alzheimer’s.

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