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Blood test detects early Alzheimer’s

A simple blood test that detects signs of brain damage could be used to spot developing Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists. The test looks for a structural protein that leaks out of damaged or dying neurons. In a population of 247 people with a genetic mutation known to trigger young-onset Alzheimer’s, the test revealed higher than… Read More »

More blood pressure medicine recalled due to carcinogen concerns – CIproud.com

Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images WASHINGTON (WCMH) — The FDA says an additional recall has been issued for certain blood pressure medicines due to trace amounts of a cancer-causing chemical. According to… Read More »