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Gerontology

Dementia gene raises risk of severe COVID-19

Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study. Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine…

Uncovering Alzheimer’s disease

MU researchers examine impact of menopause on cognitive functionCredit: MU College of Veterinary Medicine COLUMBIA, Mo. - Characterized by a buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, Alzheimer's is an irreversible disease that leads…