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'Right patient' key to early Alzheimer detection


A study has found that a new test may be able to detect the potential for Alzheimer's in people in their 30s and 40s.

Dr Denise Park, director of the study at the University of Texas at Dallas, describes what the study found and Professor Derek Hill, of the University College London and CEO of IXICO, a company working on the development of drugs, reflects on the ethical issues this raises.

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