Changes in Biomarkers of Healthy Individuals May Predict Alzheimer’s

Changes in Biomarkers of Healthy Individuals May Predict Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer's disease is responsible for up to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts with difficulty remembering recent events. It is often a patient's family member that notices this loss of function and that urges the patient to see the doctor. Presently, there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease. Current therapies in these patients intend to control symptoms and to limit progression or worsening of the disease. As such, early diagnosis is essential. Unfortunately there can be a high latency between symptoms' onset and diagnosis, as symptoms can be mild. There is increasing interest in diagnostic markers/proteins that can prove useful in predicting high risk individuals or early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, preferably before th
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