Housecall for Health: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s


Researchers may have come up with a new way of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in this edition of “Housecall for Health”:

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There’s no effective treatment for Alzheimer’s, but doctors may soon be able to diagnose the disease with a blood test.

Researchers in Germany have developed a new technique that analyzes genetic material floating in the blood. By utilizing these biomarkers, they’ve been able to diagnose Alzheimer’s in trials with 93% accuracy.

The definitive test could detect the condition before symptoms start, and eventually make early treatment more effective.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.

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