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A blood test could predict Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's

A blood test could predict Alzheimer's disease

High blood levels of a compound could predict Alzheimer's. A biomarker has been identified in the blood that could help predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. In the study, published in the journal Neurology, they were taken blood samples from 99 women, between 70 and 79 years old, in which the presence of a fatty compound, associated with inflammation and cell death, called ceramide was searched.

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Alzheimer's

Lack of sleep could increase the risk of Alzheimer's

Possible Link Between Lack of Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease The presence of beta amyloid plaques in the brain is one of the indicators of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's patients have disturbed sleep patterns, but could it be that disturbed sleep patterns trigger Alzheimer's disease?
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