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New Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer's 3 Years In Advance

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March 9, 2014
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Researchers say a simple blood test can tell the difference between seniors who will develop Alzheimer's within three years and those who won't. Video provided by Newsy


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MultiVu (Sep. 21, 2012) — Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer's Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia. The report was released on Alzheimer's Action Day as part of World Alzheimer's Month activities engaging people in the cause and raising awareness about the disease.
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'Death Test' Aims To Predict Time Of Death

'Death Test' Aims To Predict Time Of Death

Newsy (Mar. 1, 2014) — Researchers in Finland engineered a simple blood test they dubbed the "death test," able to predict if a patient will die within the next five years. Video provided by Newsy
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The ANESA Tests Blood Without a Needle

The ANESA Tests Blood Without a Needle

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 13, 2014) — A non-invasive blood test that uses microchips instead of needles is being tested in Spain, with a view to incorporating it in the Spanish public healthcare system. Originally designed to test the blood of astronauts, the test is a pain and anxiety-free alternative to the needle and syringe. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Dementia Cases Will Triple by 2050: Report

Dementia Cases Will Triple by 2050: Report

Newsy (Dec. 5, 2013) — Updated estimates from Alzheimer's Disease International predict 135 million people worldwide will be living with dementia by 2050.
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