FDA Approves At-Home Test for an Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Gene: What You Need to Know

Perhaps your grandmother had Alzheimer’s disease; maybe your mom or dad is currently living with the disease . You may be concerned that you are seeing signs of the disease in yourself or a loved one. Whatever the situation, if your family has been touched by Alzheimer’s, it is natural to be curious if a genetic test is valuable in predicting the likelihood of developing the disease. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s is still unknown, scientists have identified a number of genes that impact your risk of developing the disease. On Thursday, April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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