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Scientists closer to blood test for Alzheimer's

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LONDON - British scientists on Monday announced a major step forward in developing a blood test that could predict the onset of Alzheimer's, potentially helping the search for a cure. 

A blood test could help find patients to take part in new trials of Alzheimer's treatments

Researchers identified blood proteins that appear in patients subsequently diagnosed with the brain-wasting disease, the most common form of dementia.

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