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Novel sensor allows the detection of Alzheimer’s 17 years in advance

Early detection is key in the treatment of Alzheimer’s, but achieving that is not always possible.

Now, a research team at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum has developed a new sensor that is able to identify signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the blood up to 17 years before the first clinical symptoms appear, according to a press release by the institution. The device detects the misfolding of the protein biomarker amyloid-betta that causes characteristic deposits in the brain …

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