Posts Tagged "alheimers"

Blood Test Might Predict Who Will Develop Alzheimer’s

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

A blood test that can predict who is about to develop Alzheimer’s or related early memory loss up to two years before the first symptoms may be in early stages of development, researchers believe. Many scientists have tried, and failed, to come up with a test that can predict Alzheimer’s. But this one, developed by teams at Georgetown University and the University of Rochester, seems especially accurate. “This is the first time a highly sensitive and specific test has been able to predict who will become demented,” says Dr. Howard Federoff of Georgetown, who helped lead the research...

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