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Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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Alzheimer's, Alzheimers, Alzheimer

Why Do More Women Have Alzheimer’s Than Men?

Middle-aged women are more likely than men to have changes in the brain related to Alzheimer’s disease, as detected by imaging, even when there are no differences in thinking and memory.

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Flushing Toilet Creates Clouds of Virus-Containing Particles

With recent studies showing the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive in the human digestive tract and show up in feces of the infected, this raises the possibility the disease could be transmitted with the use of toilets.

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MicroRNA

MicroRNA That Attacks Coronavirus Diminish With Age

A group of tiny RNA that should attack the virus causing COVID-19 when it tries to infect the body are diminished with age and chronic health problems, a decrease that likely helps explain why older individuals and those with preexisting medical conditions are vulnerable populations, investigators report.

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Antibody

Consumer Beware: Coronavirus Antibody Tests Still Work In Progress

After hearing for months about serious access issues involving tests that diagnose COVID-19 based on swabs from the nose or throat, Americans are being inundated with reports about promising new tests that look for signs of infection in the blood.

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Happy Partner Leads To Healthier Future

Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners.

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