Why are Alzheimer’s Rates So High Among Latinos?

Elderly Latino couple walking down a hospital hallway

Latinos are California’s fastest-growing ethnic group. They’re also among the most likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. A new five-year study out of UC Davis will investigate why.

The study grew out of a $14.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. It will involve nine other universities and last for five years.

via Capital Public Radio

Category

Tags