DNA Breakthrough Helps in Fight Against Dementia

58 new genes linked to memory, spatial awareness, reasoning

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Scientists have discovered nearly 150 genes linked to thinking skills in a breakthrough that could help combat Alzheimer’s disease.

Fifty-eight of these genes have never been reported before.

A team led by the University of Edinburgh found 148 genes linked to having better-thinking skills, such as memory, reasoning, speed of mental processing and spatial awareness.

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