Weill Cornell Medicine's Women's Health Advisor (WHA)

Volume 22   •   Number 6   •   June 2018


The Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

For anyone who’s middle-aged or older, the specter of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) looms large: Currently, an estimated 5.7 million Americans have AD, and that number is expected to more than double by 2050. You can lower your risk of some chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, by addressing certain risk factors. For example, smoking, having…


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Editor-in-Chief
Orli R. Etingin, M.D.
Director, Iris Cantor Womenu2019s Health Center; Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine;
Professor of Clinical Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Executive Editor
Dawn Bialy
Associate Editors
Kate Brophy
Jay Roland
Contributors
Jim Brown
Heidi Godman
Editorial Support
Weill Cornell Public Affairs
Group Director
Diane Muhlfeld
Editorial Advisory Board
Cardiology
Erica Jones, M.D.

Dermatology
Richard Granstein, M.D.
Diane S.u2008Berson, M.D.

Endocrinology
Andrew Martorella, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Ira Jacobson, M.D.
Ellen Scherl, M.D.

Gerontology
Veronica Lofaso, M.D.

Gynecology
Margaret Polaneczky, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Shari Midoneck, M.D.

Neurology
Nancy Nealon, M.D.

Nutrition
Barbra Heller, R.D.

Oncology
Anne Moore, M.D.

Psychiatry
Minna Fyer, M.D.

Radiology
Ruth Rosenblatt, M.D.

Rheumatology
Linda Russell, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Lisa Callahan, M.D.
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