A new theory about Alzheimer's suggests that it may not be entirely a factor to genetic inheritance. It also suggests that, if true, we already have medications to treat it!
Also a special treat of a very interesting topic in this article: "genomic mosaicism." DNA sequences vary from cell to cell, which means that even the individual cells that make up our brain are not uniform. They are a diverse composite of many different variations of DNA!
Changes in brain cells’ DNA may be responsible—and if so, medicines already developed for other diseases might be used to treat it