April 03, 2011
Scientists Spot 4 New Alzheimer's Genes
The identification of four
new genes associated with Alzheimer's disease is a major advance
that will help improve understanding of what causes the condition,
say scientists who pinpointed the genes.
Mummies Show Heart Disease Is an Ancient
The earliest known case of
coronary artery disease has been found in the 3,550-year-old mummy
of an Egyptian princess. She lived between 1580 and 1550 B.C., and
died in her early 40s, say researchers.