- New blood tests could offer easier way to detect signs of the disease in older adults with memory issues
- The tests may be helpful in identifying subjects for clinical trials or to screen for treatment.
- Alzheimer’s disease afflicts an estimated 6.5 million Americans.
As pharmaceutical companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, other researchers are focusing on a more elemental question.
How can you tell whether a family member or loved one has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia?