Possible blood test for Alzheimer's disease?
A new blood test can be used to discriminate between people with Alzheimer's disease and healthy controls. It's hoped the test could one day be used to help diagnose the disease and other degenerative disorders. Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, can only be diagnosed with certainty at autopsy, so the hunt is on to find reliable, non-invasive biomarkers for diagnosis in the living.
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