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“Morning People” at Higher Risk of Alzheimer Disease

The comorbidity of depressive disorders and late-life neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer disease has been widely reported. This study looks into whether there is a causal relationship existing between both or, if their co-occurrence is due to confounding or common risk factors, such as aging.

Education May Affect β-Amyloid Burden in Alzheimer Disease

Years of education and the ε4 risk allele at APOE influence β-amyloid pathology in asymptomatic individuals with a parental history of sporadic Alzheimer disease, while only years of education influence β-amyloid pathology in presymptomatic autosomal dominant AD mutation carriers.
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