TITLE

Detecting a brain killer

AUTHOR(S)
Allman, William F.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;9/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 10, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how research that began with studies of the brain of a lowly snail has produced a potentially cheaper and more reliable diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease--and clues to its possible cause. Specifics of report in `Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences'; Tests conducted by Daniel Alkon and colleagues at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Promise of a new method for widespread screening for Alzheimer's.
ACCESSION #
9309100008

 

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