Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Finger prick, venous blood can ID key Alzheimer disease biomarkers

Finger prick or venous blood collection can identify key Alzheimer disease-related biomarkers, according to a study presented at the annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 16 to 20 in Amsterdam.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Eyes reveal early Alzheimer's disease

Reduced blood capillaries in the back of the eye may be a new, noninvasive way to diagnose early cognitive impairment, the precursor to Alzheimer's disease in which individuals become forgetful, reports a newly published ...


New technology gives unprecedented look inside capillaries

More than 40 billion capillaries—tiny, hair-like blood vessels—are tasked with carrying oxygen and nutrients to the far reaches of the human body. But despite their sheer number and monumental importance to basic functions ...

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