Could the ‘Angelina Jolie BRCA1 gene’ increase the risk of dementia? – Daily Mail

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Could the 'Angelina Jolie BRCA1 gene' increase the risk of dementia?
Daily Mail
A gene linked to breast and ovarian cancer – and made famous by Angelina Jolie – has now been found to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease. The actress took the radical decision to undergo a double mastectomy after discovering she carried the ...
'Jolie gene' linked to Alzheimer's
DNA repair protein BRCA1 implicated in cognitive function and dementiaEurekAlert (press release)
DNA repair factor linked to breast cancer may also play a role in Alzheimer's ...National Institutes of Health (press release)
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