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2013-05-21 23:18:48

This book is the culmination of over 50 years of experience with the world of dementia.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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