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The importance of blood tests for Alzheimer’s: 2 neuroscientists explain the recent findings – The Conversation US

A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in people who have symptoms and even those who don’t has been shown to work. Scientists still need to improve its accuracy rate to almost 100%, however.



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A blood test to diagnose Alzheimers disease moved closer to reality this week after new findings were announced at the Alzheimers Association International Conference on July 29, 2020. The test showed extremely high accuracy around 90% for detecting chemicals in the blood that are specific for Alzheimers.
Those who treat patients with Alzheimers say that the tests need only a bit higher level of accuracy before they can be used clinically, which could be in two to three years. This breakthrough…

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