A new study was published recently regarding early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that testing the spinal fluid for certain proteins can reliably detect Alzheimer’s disease even years before it fully develops. This study will need to be replicated to ensure its findings are consistent. Even so, it may help those who have early signs of Alzheimer’s and receive treatment early on.
I would imagine it would motivate scientists who are working on new treatments as well as give some hope to those with a family history of the disease.
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