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Researchers Find Alzheimer’s Biomarkers
2013-05-01 14:21:32

Australian researchers have reported significant progress in developing a biomarker blood test that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s in an individual as much as 17 years before symptoms appear.

Researchers Discover Gene That Doubles Alzheimer's Risk In African-Americans
2013-04-10 15:39:18

Researchers reporting in Tuesday’s issue of JAMA have identified a new gene mutation that nearly doubles the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in older blacks. The findings come from the largest genome-wide, government-funded study on Alzheimer’s genes in the African-American community.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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