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Researchers Find Association Between Alzheimer's Gene And Mental Impairment After Cardiac Surgery

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September 17, 1997
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Duke University
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Physicians at Duke University Medical Center have found that patients who experience mental impairment after open heart surgery are more likely to carry the gene that predisposes people to Alzheimer's disease.

DURHAM, N.C. -- Physicians at Duke University Medical Center have found that patients who experience mental impairment after open heart surgery are more likely to carry the gene that predisposes people to Alzheimer's disease.


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