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A long-awaited blood test for Alzheimer’s is in reach, scientists say. It could speed up treatment research and aid in diagnosing dementia patients.

A long-awaited blood test for Alzheimer’s is in reach, scientists say. It could speed up treatment research and aid in diagnosing dementia patients.

BREAKING NEWS Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:45 PM EST

Scientists reported on Tuesday the development of a blood test for Alzheimer’s that diagnosed Alzheimer’s as accurately as methods that are far more expensive or invasive. Such a test could be available for clinical use in as little as two to three years, the researchers and other experts estimated.

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