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First diagnostic test for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease on the horizon
Date:4/6/2008

ethod, known as proteomics, involves analysing proteins in the blood although it remains unclear which group of proteins gives the definitive signs of Alzheimers disease Some suggest Alzheimers, for example, is too complex to be identified in this way.

Two clinical validation studies are currently underway at the Cleo Roberts Center of Clinical Research in Arizona, US, and the Research Institute of Thessaly in Greece.


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