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Poor Money Management Correlates With Amyloid Plaque Buildup in Old Age

News   May 29, 2019 | Original story from Duke University School of Medicine

 
Poor Money Management Correlates With Amyloid Plaque Buildup in Old Age

Scans of two study participants show the brain of a cognitively healthy 74-year-old (top row) who demonstrated average financial skills compared to an 86-year-old with mild Alzheimer's disease (bottom row) who demonstrated impaired financial skills. The bottom scan is positive for amyloid plaques, highlighted in yellow and orange throughout the brain and extending to its edges. Credit: Duke Health

 
 
 

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