Aging-related diseases may be a negative outcome of human evolution. A new study finds that fast-evolving human-specific neural enhancers are associated with aging-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

Genetic adaptations for human brain development also make us vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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