Alzheimer Disease and Chromosome Y

June 29, 2016
Bobby Lazzara, MD

In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent finding on Alzheimer disease and chromosome Y in men.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Neurology Times, Dr. Bobby Lazzara examines a hypothesis that men with a lifetime-acquired loss of chromosome Y are more susceptible to developing Alzheimer disease. The findings, published in American Journal of Human Genetics, were gathered from more than 3200 men over the age of 73 years.