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Skin Test May Aid in Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Someday, it may be possible with a skin test to positively diagnose someone suspected of having dementia. The test, developed by researchers in Mexico, also is able to detect abnormal proteins that are specific to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. According to the group Alzheimer’s Disease International, more than 44 million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer’s, which robs mostly elderly people of their short-term memory.  Eventually, the disorder leads to...

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