Progress Is Seen On A Blood Test For Alzheimer's

Progress is seen on a blood test for Alzheimer's

(07-20) 04:20 PDT PARIS, France (AP) -- Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal: A blood test to screen people for Alzheimer's disease. An experimental test did a good job of indicating how much of the telltale...

Sections:  living   
Topics:  alzheimer's   blood test   brain   health   medical   memory loss   mental health   science   scientist   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a weekCost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
ASK NEWS:
  • How Psoriasis Costs Us Billions - Mercola
    Proteins identified that are likely to trigger psoriasis - Medical News Today
    01/26/2015 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • Family voices, stories speed coma recovery - Science Daily
    Patients usually progress from a coma to either ... "We saw changes in the blood oxygen level in ... that person is saying.'' In another test, ...
    01/25/2015 - 1:26 pm | View Link
  • Father-son tie one out of the box - Sydney Morning Herald
    No chance of pairing boxing's father and son, Kali and Willis ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    01/24/2015 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • "20-Week Bans Are Devastating for Women Like Me" - Mother Jones
    Safe, legal abortion a good thing - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    01/23/2015 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Medical News Today: Coma patients show improved recovery from ... - Medical News Today
    Voices of loved ones telling familiar stories can help awaken ... - News-Medical.Net
    01/23/2015 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Progress Made in Search for Concussion Blood Test
    Philadelphia — For decades, researchers have been seeking a blood test that could diagnose a concussion and tell whether it is severe enough to cause lasting brain damage. In a big step toward that goal, University of Pennsylvania scientists have found ...
    01/24/2015 - 8:19 pm | View Link
  • Australian Open: Berdych storms past Troicki to progress into fourth round
    Troicki, the one-time world number 12, came into the Grand Slam as the winner of last week's Sydney International. Troicki is fighting his way back after serving a 12-month ban for failing to take a blood test at the Monte Carlo Masters in 2013.
    01/22/2015 - 5:34 pm | View Link
  • Dr. Jeff Hersh: Heart test causes undue alarm
    My blood pressure was perfect at 116/72, my total cholesterol was on the low-normal side, my good cholesterol was high-normal and my blood sugar was normal; however, my electrocardiogram showed high voltage. They told me to see my doctor, and now I am nervous.
    01/16/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Researchers make progress in search for concussion blood test
    For decades, researchers have been seeking a blood test that could diagnose a concussion and tell whether it is severe enough to cause lasting brain damage. In a big step toward that goal, University of Pennsylvania scientists have found that a blood ...
    12/15/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
  • Alzheimer's Blood Test Progress Boosts British Biotech Company
    LONDON—Shares in British biotech group Proteome Sciences PLC rose sharply Tuesday after the company made what it called a "significant step" toward developing a blood test for Alzheimer's. In a study co-written with researchers from King's College London ...
    07/8/2014 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Rheumatoid Factor Blood Test: Learn Facts about the Results
    Read about the rheumatoid factor (RF) blood test used for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and sarcoidosis. Elevated results, or high levels ...
    01/25/2015 - 5:05 pm | View Website
  • Diabetes Update: When to Test Blood Sugar in Type 2
    One of the topics that comes up a lot in the email I get from visitors to my What They Don't Tell You About Diabetes web site is the question of when is ...
    01/25/2015 - 3:53 pm | View Website
  • General Information about TB Blood Tests
    The Test: The FDA has approved two interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) tests for TB infection. The two tests are: QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube test (GFT ...
    01/25/2015 - 7:18 am | View Website
  • Measuring Progress
    Test and Measurements covers Using the Bell Curve to Measure Progress The Process of Educational Decision-Making Statistics General Principles Understanding Test Data ...
    01/25/2015 - 7:11 am | View Website
  • Fecal occult blood
    Fecal occult blood (FOB) refers to blood in the feces that is not visibly apparent (unlike other types of blood in stool such as melena or hematochezia).
    01/24/2015 - 2:07 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News