Friday, August 13, 2010
New spinal test for Alzheimer's is accurate but raises issues
The Archives of Neurology link for “Meta-analysis Confirms CR1, CLU, and PICALM as Alzheimer Disease Risk Loci and Reveals Interactions With APOE Genotypes” is here.
The New York Times story (Aug.11) by Gina Kolata is here.
The story starts by reporting that the test can be 100% accurate.
The article points out that patients in research studies are not told the results of the studies.