A new study published in "Nature Medicine" claims a simple blood test can predict who will get Alzheimer's. The researchers looked at the blood of healthy elderly people, checking for 10 fatty molecules called lipids.
Those who had lower levels of lipids were more likely to develop Alzheimer's or the memory problems that precede Alzheimer's. On average, the change from healthy to sick took just two years.
And the test was over 90 percent accurate.
The Alzheimer's Association says other labs need to validate the test.
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