New Blood Test To Detect Alzheimer's
Irish scientists have made a major breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimers.
A new blood test has been developed to detect the early signs of the disease, which affects around 25-thousand people here.
New blood test to detect Alzheimer's in early stages developed by RCSI researchers.— RCSI (@RCSI_Irl) March 7, 2018
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The Royal College of Surgeons team also says it can predict how the illness will progress.
The test has already been trialled on a number of patients and it's thought it could become commercially available in around five years.