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To know or not to know? The ultimate question about Alzheimers.

May 16, 2014 12:24pm (EDT)
Experts weigh in on value of knowing without availability of effective treatments.
Experts weigh in on value of knowing without availability of effective treatments.

With no cure, who really wants to know if they have Alzheimer’s?

 

The May 2014 issue of AARP Bulletin looks at the pros and cons of a recently developed blood test. Even in its earliest phases, it raises ethical and emotional questions: until a cure in available, does knowing you have the disease do you any good? While this test requires more study, testing, and development, the potential benefits and drawbacks should be discussed and faced. Read More Here!

 


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