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Related StoriesGenetic reduced amount of AMPK enzyme can prevent or delay hearing lossEfficient respiratory analysis solutionMedUni Vienna researchers discover genetic reason behind a uncommon diseaseKIF6 encodes a kinesin, a member of a family group of proteins involved with microtubule-mediated intracellular transport. Previous research has shown that a variant of the KIF6 gene is connected with up to a 55 percent increased threat of major and recurrent CHD events in the placebo hands of pravastatin clinical trials, and that this increased risk was significantly reduced with statin therapy.The mechanisms where stroke increases the threat of cognitive decline are not obvious, the authors create. Stroke may raise the risk of memory complications by destroying or damaging certain areas of the mind or by triggering the deposit of components that form the hallmark brain plaques connected with Alzheimer’s disease. A history of stroke relates to a progressive decline in memory and abstract/visuospatial performance, among men and those lacking any APOEe4 allele especially, they conclude..