The Alzheimer’s Laboratory


CBS News | 60 Minutes – TRANSCEND Media Service

60-minutes-logo27 Nov 2016

Colombia is home to the largest concentration of people in the world who carry a rare gene that makes them 100 percent certain to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

Antioquia, Colombia (capital metropolis, Medellin) is home to the greatest population on the planet who carry an infrequent gene, which makes them 100% sure to improve Alzheimer’s disease research. It strikes when people are in their mid-40s and leads to demise a few decades later–generations on end.

The Alzheimer segment starts at 17:00 min.


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