ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Discover Why Ashwagandha Can Be Used for Stress and Anxiety

How Can You Benefit From Vitamin B12?

Calorie restriction promotes longevity through effects on mitochondrial network

A spoonful of oil: Fats and oils help to unlock full nutritional benefits of veggies, study suggests

Lower magnesium levels linked with increased mortality risk during up to 40 years of follow-up

Higher resveratrol dose linked to lower glucose levels in type 2 diabetics

What Is Bitter Orange?

Black Tea Is Great for Your Gut

Drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

Tryptophan's Possible Effects for Your Health

 
Print Page
Email Article

Cathepsin D gene exon 2 polymorphism and sporadic Alzheimer's disease.

  [ 5 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By McIlroy SP, Dynan KB, McGleenon BM, Lawson JT, Pas • www.ProHealth.com • October 1, 1999


It has recently been reported that a genetic polymorphism in exon 2 of the cathepsin D gene conferred increased risk for development of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Because of the potential importance of this report we tested this association in a clinically well-defined group of AD patients and age and sex matched control subjects from the relatively genetically homogeneous Northern Ireland population.

This study failed to confirm the reported association between the cathepsin D exon 2 polymorphism and AD. We conclude that if an association exists between this polymorphism and AD it is likely to be small.

Source: Neurosci Lett 1999 Oct 1;273(2):140-1
PMID: 10505636, UI: 99433455

(Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Queen's University of Belfast, UK. s.mcilroy@qub.ac.uk )





Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Ultra ATP+, Double Strength


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid

Natural Remedies

How Glutathione Can Save Your Life How Glutathione Can Save Your Life
How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough
The Cellular Enzyme That Promotes Longevity And Reduces Fat Storage The Cellular Enzyme That Promotes Longevity And Reduces Fat Storage
Top 3 Nutrients to Detox the Liver and Soothe Digestion Top 3 Nutrients to Detox the Liver and Soothe Digestion
Vitamin E: Super Antioxidant We Only Thought We Knew Vitamin E: Super Antioxidant We Only Thought We Knew

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map