Mutant Gene Stops At-Risk People From Getting Alzheimer’s

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The APOE4 gene is the most powerful genetic factor driving a person’s risk for developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “It probably increases your risk two or threefold if you have one APOE4 copy, and if you have two APOE4 copies, it probably increases your … Read more

Seaweed Extract Stops COVID in Early Testing

Dec. 6, 2021 — A type of marine algae known as ulva, or “sea lettuce,” that’s a diet staple in places like Japan, New Zealand, and Hawaii may have another benefit for people. Lab experiments suggest that ulvan, an extract from this type of algae, may help fight COVID-19. Other forms of edible seaweed have … Read more