ApoE Testing in the News

Australian-born Chris Hemsworth is raising awareness as a result of the recent discovery of his genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s Disease. He did a genetic test for an episode of his National Geographic series, “Limitless” and found that he had two copies of the ApoE 4 gene. Having one or two copies of the ApoE 4 […]

Is Dental Mercury Messing With Your Head?

Do you or someone you love suffer from brain fog, bipolar disorder, or depression? Have you ever had or do you have “silver” dental fillings? If so, you may be suffering from mercury toxicity. Those so-called “silver” fillings are actually about 50% mercury. Mercury can pass the blood-brain barrier and is a known neurotoxin. The […]

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury Human exposure to mercury is presently a major public health concern worldwide (Sheehan et al., 2014; Andreoli and Sprovieri, 2017). Since 2013, a growing number of countries are agreeing to join efforts aiming to protect human health and the environment against […]