Alzheimer's Risk Reaction | GenomeWeb

People who learn that they carry a genetic marker that increases risk for Alzheimer's disease are not likely to suffer from depression or distress than those who do not, but they are likely to handle the news by increasing efforts to reduce their risk, an ongoing study of the implications and responses to genomic testing has found.

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