Wednesday, November 19, 2014

An Alzheimer's Breakthrough!

Scientists at the National Institute on Aging recently announced that a new blood test has the ability to predict the onset of Alzheimer's up to 10 years before it emerges, allowing future patients to enroll in clinical tests on new drugs targeting the disease.  From an article at Bloomberg News:
The test, described publicly for the first time yesterday, could soon be used to identify and treat patients with Alzheimer’s earlier in their disease progression. Those people could participate in clinical trials to help find new treatments. Already, the test distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy.
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