Scinotions

Your daily dose of Science and Tech

Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease is now possible

The 'Holy Grail' of early detection of Alzheimer's disease has been discovered: a blood test can help treat the disease just before the onset of the symptoms Australian and Japanese scientists have developed a test that can detect the amyloid beta, the protein that deteriorates in the human brain, with 90% accuracy. The test may slow down or even eliminate the disease, writes The Independent. Today, Alzheimer's screening tests are costly and...