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At-home test may identify early Alzheimer's
At-home test may identify early Alzheimer (January 14, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Ohio - Research published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences finds a novel at-home test that identify early Alzheimer's disease. Researchers attended 45 community events and asked participants to undergo a self-administered test with pen and paper for early cognitive decline or dementia. Participants were 50 years of age or older, and were tested on orientation, language, reasoning/computation, visuospatial, executive and memory abilities. Results showed that, of the 1,047 individuals studied, 28% were identified as having early cognitive decline.
 
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