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New test for Alzheimer's

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A new blood test reveals with 90% accuracy which people will develop Alzheimer's disease or mild dementia within three years, according to study results in Nature Medicine.

Do you really want to know when you'll get Alzheimer's?

Do you really want to know when you'll get Alzheimer's?

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Sometimes, ignorance truly is bliss. Or at least, it's better than what's waiting around the corner. Soon, researchers say, we might be able to learn if we're going to get Alzheimer's disease in the near future.

Experimental drug is helpful against c. diff, animal study finds

An experimental compound, which investigators say could be used as an alternative to antibiotics, has been shown to be effective in fighting Clostridium difficile in laboratory mice.