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Found Brain 'Weak Spot' Could Aid Alzheimers, Schizophrenia Treatment

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The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. That’s according to a study in the journal PNAS.

The particular brain area develops late in adolescence and degenerates early during aging. Researchers scanned the brains of 484 healthy subjects in the study.

The findings suggest a potential earlier diagnosis for those at risk.

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