Carriers Likely Not at Higher Risk of Adult-onset Dementia

Carriers Likely Not at Higher Risk of Adult-onset Dementia

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Carriers Likely Not at Higher Risk of Adult-onset Dementia

Sanfilippo carriers likely are not at an increased risk of developing adult-onset dementia or other neurodegenerative conditions, despite earlier clinical evidence suggesting such a predisposition, a new study in mice has found. After examining the brains of laboratory mice, the investigators concluded that their mouse model “does not exhibit the gross features of common neurodegenerative disorders, nor were overt phenotypic alterations detectable in the tests administered,” they wrote. “These initial results are good news for…

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