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Dementia can be predicted more than a decade before diagnosis with these blood proteins

By Rahul Sidhu, PhD Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Sheffield
In the largest study of its kind, scientists have discovered that a blood test detecting specific proteins could predict dementia up to 15 years before a person receives an official diagnosis.

The researchers found 11 proteins that have a remarkable 90% accuracy in predicting future dementia.

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer.…The Conversation

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