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Spinal Fluid is Found to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Kathryn Patricelli, MA

We wanted to bring your attention to an exciting article, which was published yesterday in the New York Times.  It announces that researchers have found that Alzheimer's Disease can be identified by testing spinal fluid.

This is big news because for the first time there is an accurate test which can diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease not only without requiring the need for a post-mortem autopsy, but also well in advance of serious dementia symptoms.

To read the full story "Spinal-Fluid Test Is Found to Predict Alzheimer’s", please click here.

 

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