6 November 2009

Blood test for progression of MCI to Alzheimer’s

Blood test shows promise for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
ISO Press via EurekAlert!: 20 October 2009
Elderly people exhibiting memory disturbances that do not affect their normal, daily life suffer from a condition called "mild cognitive impairment" (MCI). Some MCI patients go on to develop Alzheimer's disease within a few years, whereas other cases remain stable, exhibiting only benign senile forgetfulness. It is crucial to develop simple, blood-based tests enabling early identification of these patients that will progress in order to begin therapy as soon as possible, potentially delaying the onset of dementia…. > full press release : journal article abstract

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