Blood Test Detects Proteins Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

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Zahid Mahmood — CNN

Scientists from Australia and Japan have conducted a study and found a way to detect early onset signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a disease that deteriorates one’s brain, while impairing memory and cognitive functions. They have created a blood test to find the presence of the protein amyloid beta, which is toxic to those with Alzheimer’s disease. Testing individuals from Australia and China, these scientists have found that a build up of this toxic protein is a key linkage to this disease.

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