7/19/2015 – Saliva seen as possible diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 19, 2015 Comments Off by

Your spit might just reveal whether you’re a likely candidate for developing Alzheimer’s disease.

That at least is the hope of Canadian researchers whose study suggests that analyzing certain chemical compounds in saliva could provide a cheap, noninvasive way to learn whether the brain has begun to undergo the changes that culminate in loss of memory and cognitive function.

Read the full article at The Washington Post.

Longevity News 2015, mind

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