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...

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