News tagged with spinal fluid

Blood test predicts cognitive decline

( -- Low blood levels of beta-amyloid 42, a protein-like substance, were associated with the risk of significant cognitive decline within nine years in a group of elders, in a study led by Kristine Yaffe, MD, ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Medical research
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New marker for Alzheimer's discovered

Gothenburg researchers have discovered a previously unknown substance in spinal fluid that can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. The findings, described in a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of ...

dateSep 14, 2009 in Medical research
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