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Blood test finds toxic Alzheimer’s proteins

Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a blood test that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The work, published in the journal Nature, is an important step towards a blood test for dementia. The test was 90% accurate when trialled on healthy people, those with memory loss and Alzheimer’s patients. Experts said the approach was at an early stage and needed further testing, but was still very promising. Brain scans Alzheimer’s disease starts years before patients have any symptoms of memory loss. The key…

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