Having great-grandparents, cousins with Alzheimer's linked to higher risk
New research published March 13, 2019 in the journal Neurology suggests that having second- and third-degree relatives who have had Alzheimer’s may also increase risk. Second-degree relatives include grandparents, blood-related aunts and uncles, and siblings who share one parent. Third-degree relatives include great-grandparents, great uncles, great aunts and first cousins.
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