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Last Updated: April 8, 2019

‘The latest blood test to detect Alzheimer’s may be able to predict the disease 10 years before symptoms occur with 100% accuracy. Researchers from the National Institute on Aging are focusing on a protein in the brain called IRS-1 that may signal the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s.Blood Test Detects Onset of Alzheimer's a Decade Early

Learn more about this study and what it means for future treatment and prevention methods.

Blood Test Detects Early Onset of Alzheimer’s

This year has seen the development of a few types of blood tests that could potentially diagnose Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear. One test uses fats in the bloodstream to predict Read more

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As researchers press for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, many are focusing on early detection and prevention. Early detection of Alzheimer’s can not only mitigate symptoms but potentially slow the progression of the disease as well. It can also help families prepare for a future with Alzheimer’s, outlining future caregiving plans.Blood Protein Changes Could Predict Alzheimer's Years Before Symptoms

One new study utilizes a blood test to detect evidence of protein changes and damage and can predict Alzheimer’s almost seven years before symptoms occur. Read more about this study.

A Blood Test to Predict Alzheimer’s

A team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases Read more

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