Chris Hemsworth recently announced he’ll be taking a break from acting after a DNA test showed him to be genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s. Photo: AP
Chris Hemsworth recently announced he’ll be taking a break from acting after a DNA test showed him to be genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s. Photo: AP
Wellness

Chris Hemsworth has higher Alzheimer’s risk, according to a recent DNA test. But for those in same boat, don’t panic – genetics tests have limitations

  • The Thor star recently announced an acting hiatus after a genetics test made him face his ‘biggest fear’ of forgetting his life and family through dementia
  • Tests like this can reveal risks, but not whether you’ll develop the illness. Lifestyle choices can help stave off Alzheimer’s and more, regardless of genetics

Chris Hemsworth recently announced he’ll be taking a break from acting after a DNA test showed him to be genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s. Photo: AP
Chris Hemsworth recently announced he’ll be taking a break from acting after a DNA test showed him to be genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s. Photo: AP
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