Study links gene to doubled Alzheimer’s risk in blacks

April 12, 2013   // 0 Comments

  by Dr. Tyeese Gaines, theGrio African-Americans with a particular gene are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease in old age as those without it, says a new study published in theJournal of the American Medical Association. This finding is a result of the largest database search for Alzheimer’s genes among African-Americans. “Until now, data on the genetics of Alzheimer’s in ...

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