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An ultrasensitive test has been developed that detects a corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition found in athletes, military veterans, and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma.
This advance could lead to early diagnosis of these conditions and open new research into how they originate, according to National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues.
originally posted by: angelchemuel
Thank you for posting this. Alzheimer's is close to my heart too.
My mother died of it as did her mother.......hoping it's not genetic