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Tone deaf promotion of very early research on smartphone app for kids’ ear fluid

May 17, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. STAT does some great stuff.  And some clunkers.  They get enough praise for the great stuff, but not enough scrutiny of the clunkers.  This is one such example. A story based on very preliminary research touted the early work in very… Read More »

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 »