The Alzheimer’s disease test measures for high levels of the amyloid beta protein in the blood. Photo: Shutterstock
The Alzheimer’s disease test measures for high levels of the amyloid beta protein in the blood. Photo: Shutterstock
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Alzheimer’s: 30-year wait is over for early-warning blood test that’s highly accurate

The test detects the build-up of the amyloid-beta protein that’s linked to the disease. It can appear decades before dementia symptoms become apparent

The Alzheimer’s disease test measures for high levels of the amyloid beta protein in the blood. Photo: Shutterstock
The Alzheimer’s disease test measures for high levels of the amyloid beta protein in the blood. Photo: Shutterstock
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