Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common disabling conditions affecting seniors, yet relatively little is known of how to prevent, detect or treat it. More than 5 million people were living with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. in 2014, according to the Mayo Clinic, and that number is growing. Despite its prevalence, the only proven methods of detecting signs of the disease before symptoms appear are costly, time-consuming and sometimes painful. However, a recent study may have pointed the way toward better early detection.
Blood fats linked to Alzheimer’s
In a study conducted by members of six universities and published in …read more