11 Additional Genes Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

According to a new study published by Medical News Today, researchers have found certain genes that may increase one’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The study has found an additional 11 genes that are linked to the neurodegenerative disease making the total number of genes linked to Alzheimer’s jump to 21. Researcher Julie Williams said, “by combining the expertise and resources of geneticists across the globe, we have been able to overcome our natural competitive instincts to achieve a real breakthrough in identifying the genetic architecture that significantly contributes to our mapping of the disease.” More here

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