Blood test could detect early signs of dementia, scientists say | Science | theguardian.com

| March 9, 2014

Blood test could detect early signs of dementia, scientists say

Study claims technique can predict with 90% accuracy whether people will go on to develop Alzheimer’s within three years

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theguardian.com, Sunday 9 March 2014 15.59 EDT

A scan shows the effect of Alzheimer's disease on the human brainA scan shows the effect of Alzheimer’s disease on the human brain. Photograph: Alamy

Scientists have developed a new blood test that they claim could detect whether or not a person will develop dementia within three years.

Changes in the blood may signify Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages, researchers found.

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