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BLOOD TEST IDENTIFIES THOSE AT-RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE, ALZHEIMER’S WITHIN 3 YEARS

Researchers have discovered and validated a blood test that can predict with greater than 90 percent accuracy if a healthy person will develop mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease within three years.
Described in the April issue of Nature Medicine, the study heralds the potential for developing treatment strategies for Alzheimer’s at an earlier stage, when therapy would be more effective at slowing or preventing onset of symptoms. It is the first known published report of

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