Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer's before symptoms arise

August 1st, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A blood test to detect the brain changes of early Alzheimer's disease has moved one step closer to reality. Researchers report that they can measure levels of the Alzheimer's protein amyloid beta in the blood and use such levels to predict whether the protein has accumulated in the brain. The findings represent a key step toward a blood test to diagnose people on track to develop the devastating disease before symptoms arise.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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