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People who live to be 90+ with superior thinking skills found to be resilient to Alzheimer’s pathology in their brains

A University of California, Irvine-led team of researchers has discovered that the oldest-old, those who live to be 90+ and have superior cognitive skills, have similar levels of brain pathology as Alzheimer’s patients, however, they also have less brain pathology of other neurodegenerative diseases that cause memory and thinking problems.