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Chinese, Western dementia sufferers have different genetic features: research

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

SYDNEY, June 19 (Xinhua) -- An Australian professor has uncovered the genetic differences between Chinese and Western dementia patients that could revolutionise treatment for sufferers.
Very little is known about frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a type of brain disease which can take a huge toll on a person's life by altering their personality, intellectual capabilities and behaviour, however, Professor Huang Yue is hopeful that her research will shed some light on the devastating disease.
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