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Amyloid Markers

Amyloid Markers May Predict Dementia

The ratio of two amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides in plasma may prove to be a useful biomarker for the preclinical diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a meta-analysis suggested.

Pooled analysis of six studies found increased risk for dementia in general among individuals with the lowest Aβ42 to Aβ40 ratio (RR 1.67, 95% CI 1.02… Amyloid Markers May Predict Dementia   



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