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‘Breakthrough’: Alzheimer’s Blood Test Goes on Sale – Newser

It’s the first such test available



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It’s here: The first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease is now on sale in the US. It hasn’t actually been approved by the FDA; the AP reports it’s instead being sold under “more general rules for commercial labs.” Even so, it could fill a huge gap in the diagnosis journey for a person suffering from cognitive decline. Many things can cause it, and in order to determine whether Alzheimer’s is to blame, a person must have symptoms alongside the buildup of a certain protein in…

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