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A shift in brain glucose metabolism may help explain women’s increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Shape and cell type matter for the spread of tau tangles in mouse brain
People with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s show similar changes in metabolic processes as people with late stage disease