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Understanding Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome

03:37 EDT 26 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

People who have Down syndrome may develop Alzheimer's disease at a younger age than people without Down syndrome. Recently, however, research showed that some people with Down syndrome might not develop dementia at all. Doctors and researchers are still trying to learn why some people with Down syndrome develop dementia, either earlier or later, while others don't.

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