Scientists say a genetic variant that increases the risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease appears to target women.
Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of the disease, and occurs after age 65.
Scientists at the mayo clinic college of medicine in Florida examined the genes of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and identified a gene associated with the disease.
When they looked at the data according to the sex of the patient, they realized the association was almost entirely restricted to women.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
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