Alzheimer’s progression in Down syndrome appears similar to other genetic, early onset forms of the disease

Alzheimer’s progression in Down syndrome appears similar to other genetic, early onset forms of the disease

News release Monday, December 12, 2022 NIH-funded study suggests people with Down syndrome may benefit from Alzheimer’s disease treatments. Amyloid plaques—protein clumps that are one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease—occur at roughly the same level in the brains of people with Down syndrome who have Alzheimer’s as they do in people with forms of … Read more