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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Unsaturated fatty acids and AD

Alzheimer's linked to unsaturated fatty acids in the brain

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While it is not yet clear what causes Alzheimer's disease, researchers are examining a variety of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle causes. New research examines some of the key brain regions involved in the development of Alzheimer's and finds several fatty acids to be associated with this form of dementia.

The Alzheimer's Association estimate that every 66 seconds, an adult in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease (AD). Alzheimer's-related mortality has increased by as much as 89 percent since the year 2000./.../

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