Stanford Medicine researchers have found a gene variant that protects some individuals who are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease from developing its debilitating effects.
More than 5 million Americans have symptomatic Alzheimer's. It's one of the leading causes of death in older people.
Researchers hope their findings will lead to better treatments and preventions for the disease.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: a new hope in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Dr. John Ackerman, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital
David Feldman, Ph.D., author, McCarthy Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University
Michael Greicius, MD, MPH, associate professor of neurology and director of the Stanford Center for Memory Disorders