Would YOU take the test that shows if you’re going to get Alzheimer’s? One woman did and had very mixed feelings about the results...



Fit and healthy, and then aged 36, Victoria Huntley faced an unenviable dilemma. 
Be tested to see if she’d inherited a gene which meant she would develop early-onset Alzheimer’s disease — or live her life in ignorance, knowing it could strike at any time.
The disease had blighted the lives of three of her relatives, with her mother, grandfather and great-grandmother all dying young from Alzheimer’s.
Her mother first showed signs of the disease at the age of 34 and by her early 40s was unable to look after herself. She spent the last 12 years of her life in a nursing home, and for eight... read more

 
28 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 66
Source: Daily Mail
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