Alzheimers’ / Dementia

Aging neurons accumulate DNA damage

aging - thenaturalhealthdictionary.com

Neuroscientists have discovered that an enzyme called HDAC1 is critical for repairing age-related DNA damage to genes involved in memory and other cognitive functions. HDAC1 is often diminished in both Alzheimer’s patients and in normally aging adults, and the study suggests restoring it could have positive benefits for both groups.