HAVING MORE SIBLINGS INCREASES ALZHEIMER'S RISK

Tuesday January 25 by Claudia bourneMedical Tribune
Children born into large families may have a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than children from smaller families, according to a new study. The risk of developing Alzheimer's increases by eight percent for each individual sibling in the family, according to lead author Victoria Moceri, research scientist, department of epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington.





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