• Flu Vaccine May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

    15 days ago - By AARP

    Getty Images... The flu shot may do more than keep you from getting a fever and fatigue this winter.... New research shows that the annual vaccine could pack brain health benefits, as well.... A...
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  • Blood tests may soon accurately detect Alzheimer's disease

    15 days ago - By Healio

    Recent advances in blood tests suggest future tests may be able to detect Alzheimer's disease, according to data presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020.
    “There is an urgent need for simple, inexpensive, non-invasive and easily available diagnostic tools for Alzheimer's disease,” Maria C. Carrillo, PhD, chief science officer of the Alzheimer's Association, said in a press release. “New testing technologies could also support drug development in many ways. For example, by helping identify the right people
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  • New blood test shows great promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

    15 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new blood test demonstrated remarkable promise in discriminating between persons with and without Alzheimer's disease and in persons at known genetic risk may be able to detect the disease as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment, according to a large international study.
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