Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Can a Cheek Swab Be Used to Diagnose Alzheimer’s? 3D Clinical Trial Suggests it Can

Canada’s 3D Signatures has developed a simple cheek swab to identify patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and even distinguish among those with mild, moderate or severe stages of the illness, according to results from a clinical trial. The analyses, based on the company’s TeloView software platform, will appear in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, though a 3D press…

Drinking Tea May Boost Cognition and Ward Off Dementia, Singapore Study Suggests

Drinking tea may lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive ailments, concludes a study that followed elderly adults in Singapore. Since objectively measurable markers of tea consumption are now available, researchers at the National University of Singapore urge more efforts to examine the individual compounds in tea responsible for this…