New study could create a breakthrough in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease

A recent study from doctors at Mayo Clinic is the beginning of a major breakthrough in how to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease.

Rather than the expensive and time-consuming process of MRIs or PET scans, it may soon be possible to detect Alzheimer’s with a simple blood test.

Dr. Minerva Carrasquillo is the principal investigator behind one study developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s. She joined host Cathy Wurzer to talk more.

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