Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains – LA Times


Scientists know that Alzheimer’s disease gains a foothold in a patient’s brain years before he or she first stashes car keys in the freezer, or gets lost coming home from the store. But a new study suggests that the changes in the brain that set the stage for Alzheimer’s may start decades — indeed a lifetime — before dementia symptoms appear.
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-alzheimers-changes-young-brains-20150302-story.html