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Proteins that predict future dementia, Alzheimer’s risk, identified: Large study of plasma proteins and dementia illuminates the biology of dementia and may help lead to treatments – Science Daily

The development of dementia late in life is associated with abnormal blood levels of dozens of proteins up to five years earlier, according to a new study. Most…

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The development of dementia, often from Alzheimer’s disease, late in life is associated with abnormal blood levels of dozens of proteins up to five years earlier, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Most of these proteins were not known to be linked to dementia before, suggesting new targets for prevention therapies.The findings are based on new analyses of blood samples of over ten thousand middle-aged and elderly people — samples…

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