Study claims – blood test best way to detect Alzheimer’s



It can be identified and treated even before the symptoms of Alzheimer’s appear.
Usually, after the age of 60, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease appear in people.

Blood Tests Are Best At Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood test is considered to be the best way to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. With the help of blood test, it will be helpful to identify Alzheimer’s in the initial stage itself. Not only this, with the help of another blood test, the effect of relevant treatment can also be detected. This has been revealed in a new research published in Nature Medicine. According to the report of ANI, with the help of multiple biomarkers like Phospho-TAU 231 and AB 42/40, even if the patient does not show any symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s disease pathology can be identified in the early stages. This study was done by a group in USA, Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP).

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What do researchers say?
Researcher Dr. Nicholas Ashton of the University of Gothenburg said that this blood test may be the best option for detecting Alzheimer’s disease and monitoring the progress of the disease. Its clinical trial can also have a different role. He said that this research has shown that phospho-TAU217 can be used as an excellent test to specifically monitor patients in both the clinical setting and trial setting for the detection of Alzheimer’s.

What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is a ‘disease of amnesia’. Symptoms of this disease include lack of memory, not being able to take decisions, difficulty in speaking. Due to this, the patient starts passing through serious situations of social and family problems. There is currently no permanent cure for this disease which usually occurs around the age of 60 years. It can be controlled only through medicines. The speed of this disease can be reduced through treatment.

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