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Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible

May 31, 2018

Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Through compelling personal stories and dramatic research evidence, speakers at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory’s recent “Early Life Stress and Mental Health” symposium showed that people are making progress in helping children survive toxic stress through science and activism.

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Neuroscientists discover roles of gene linked to Alzheimer’s

May 31, 2018

Neuroscientists discover roles of gene linked to Alzheimer’s

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

People with a gene variant called APOE4 have a higher risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease: APOE4 is three times more common among Alzheimer’s patients than it is among the general population.

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