We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Blood Biomarker Rate of Change Predicts Road to Alzheimer's

News   Jan 22, 2019 | Original story by Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

 
Neurofilament Light Change Dynamics: Alzheimer's Diagnostics Progress

A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer’s disease – even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Image credit: Pixabay

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Genetic Analysis Gives Insight Into Huntington's Onset

News

Researchers from the Genetic Modifiers of Huntington’s Disease Consortium have analysed information on more than 9,000 individuals with the disease and found new information about the biological processes underpinning the disease's onset.

READ MORE

Alzheimer's Disease Destroys the Neurons That Keep Us Awake

News

Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease begin to unfold. A new study suggests that this phenomenon may be due to Alzheimer's disease directly attacking brain regions responsible for wakefulness during the day.

READ MORE

Eye Movement Test Detects Acute Sleep Loss

News

Lack of sleep can be dangerous; it is thought to play a role in up to 30% of all motor vehicle crashes. New research published today in the The Journal of Physiology shows that a range of eye-movement tests provide a reliable biomarker of individual acute sleep loss.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Cell Science Proteomics & Metabolomics Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE