- By Vivien Williams
Mayo Clinic Minute: Family risk of Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Many people who have relatives with this disease worry that it may run in the family. Does having a family member with Alzheimer's disease increase your risk of developing it?
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