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Landmark Study Finds 42 New Genes Linked to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

"This piece of work is a major leap forward in our mission to understand Alzheimer’s," a co-author of the study says.

The main risk genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease have been identified by the largest study of its kind, researchers have said.

According to the “landmark” study, the findings indicate new avenues for treatment in a disease that currently has no cure.