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New Blood Test May Be Able to Accurately Predict Dementia/Alzheimer’s

The blood test looks at levels of circulating fats in the blood to determine, with 90% accuracy, the likelihood that someone will develop some form of dementia in the near term. Blood tests are easier to process, less invasive, and generally less expensive than the PET scans or MRIs commonly used to screen for the disease today. For more information, read the Healthday article “Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer’s”.

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