Summary: A new method of examining blood plasma allowed researchers to identify specific chemical bonds within the blood. The new technique allowed researchers to accurately distinguish between Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body dementia, thus reducing cases of misdiagnosis.
Source: Lancaster University.
Following this breakthrough discovery, Alzheimer’s sufferers may now have a blood test to improve the accuracy of diagnosis in order to better tailor appropriate treatment.NeuroscienceNews.com image is credited to Lancaster University.
Source: Gillian Whitworth – Lancaster University