Infographic: Biomarkers in Blood Provide a Window into the Brain
Infographic: Biomarkers in Blood Provide a Window into the Brain
A look at some of the circulating molecules that may indicate various Alzheimer’s pathologies and serve as the bases of noninvasive tests for the disease.
Infographic: Biomarkers in Blood Provide a Window into the Brain
Infographic: Biomarkers in Blood Provide a Window into the Brain

A look at some of the circulating molecules that may indicate various Alzheimer’s pathologies and serve as the bases of noninvasive tests for the disease.

A look at some of the circulating molecules that may indicate various Alzheimer’s pathologies and serve as the bases of noninvasive tests for the disease.

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The Hunt for a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
The Hunt for a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Shawna Williams | Dec 1, 2019
Researchers hope circulating biomarkers will enable earlier detection and better monitoring of the neurodegenerative disorder—and perhaps help usher in new treatments.
Protein Changes Detected in Blood Years Before Alzheimer’s Onset
Protein Changes Detected in Blood Years Before Alzheimer’s Onset
Jef Akst | Jan 21, 2019
The observation could pave the way for a blood test to predict disease progression in people with a genetic predisposition to developing the neurodegenerative disorder.
Theranos Leaders Indicted For Fraud
Theranos Leaders Indicted For Fraud
Ashley Yeager | Jun 18, 2018
Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges that allege the company’s promise to revolutionize blood testing swindled investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars and put patients in danger.
SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud
SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud
Jim Daley | Mar 14, 2018
The company raised more than $700 million based on false claims to investors, according to the complaint.
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 16, 2018
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Catherine Offord | Feb 2, 2018
The test uses levels of plasma amyloid-β to estimate the buildup of protein plaques in the brain.
Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer
Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer
Aggie Mika | Jul 14, 2017
A newly identified marker for a common pancreatic cancer may help doctors detect the disease in its earlier stages.
Refunds Coming to Theranos’s Arizona Customers
Refunds Coming to Theranos’s Arizona Customers
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2017
The blood-testing startup settles a legal dispute with the Arizona attorney general’s office.
Rapid Blood-Type Test
Rapid Blood-Type Test
Jef Akst | Mar 16, 2017
Researchers describe a paper-based blood test that can determine a person’s blood type in just two minutes.