KLOTHO gene variant may be a game-changer for Alzheimer's

I'd never heard of "KLOTHO" until I read this article. It's a gene with a variant so strong that it may negate the notorious E4 variant of the APOE gene, which is a major factor in contributing to Alzheimer's.The variant also seems to have major cognitive benefits for the young brain, improving learning and memory in those with higher levels of KLOTHO.In a recent study, researchers looked at the results of 700 people who participated in aging studies. They found that those with variants of the KLOTHO gene scored better on cognitive tests....more