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LTCI Watch: Blood

Opinion

Time flies.
Time flies.

Apparently, the new "Alzheimer's blood test" that Mark Mapstone and colleagues have discussed in Nature is not necessarily the game changer early news reports have made it out to be.

The researchers looked only at 525 people, the people in the study cohort were all 70 or older, and the test detected traces of chemicals associated with Alzheimer's just three years before the people tested developed symptoms of the disease.

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