Novel gene variants that modify the risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease discovered

Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) is the most common form of dementia in the elderly, affecting almost 44 million people worldwide. Despite decades of research, genetic factors that predispose individuals to LOAD are not clearly understood. With a growing elderly population in the U.S. and many other developed countries, there is […]

Mayo Clinic expert answers questions about breast cancer screening, levels of risk and latest in imaging

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some patients to keep on track with their regular breast cancer screenings. In the beginning of the pandemic, mammogram screenings dropped significantly. Now health care providers are working to get the word out that it’s not only safe for patients to come […]