Distribution of people with dementia in Germany: study shows clear regional differences
People with dementia are by no means evenly distributed across Germany. Researchers from the DZNE and the University Medical Center Greifswald demonstrate this with an analysis at district level. Interactive maps by the DZNE visualize the findings.
Risk gene for Alzheimer’s has early effects on the brain
A genetic predisposition to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease affects how the brains of young adults cope with certain memory tasks. Researchers from the DZNE and the Ruhr-Universität Bochum report on this in the scientific journal “Current Biology”.
The long-term study investigates which protection and risk factors influence the health of adults over the life span up to old age.
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