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The importance of blood tests for Alzheimer’s: Two neurologists explain the recent findings

A blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease moved closer to reality this week after new findings were announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on July 29, 2020. The test showed extremely high accuracy—around 90% – for detecting chemicals in the blood that are specific for Alzheimer’s. Those who treat patients with Alzheimer’s say that […]

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A blood test for Alzheimer’s? Markers for tau take us a step closer

A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s would be a great advance for individuals with—and at risk for—the disease, families, doctors and researchers. At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2020, scientists reported results of multiple studies on advances in blood “tests” for abnormal versions of the tau protein, one of which may be able to […]

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8 Best Stretches for Your Lower Back Pain

Back pain is the worst. Since your back is central to so much of how your body moves through the world, any irritation or injury can mean a real hit to your quality of life and exercises for back pain are a necessity for looking after your overall health. And if you haven’t had a […]