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Researchers Develop Blood Test That ‘Can Predict With 90 Percent Accuracy’ If Person Will Develop Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Georgetown University say they have developed a blood test that can predict if a healthy person will develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild dementia.

03/10/2014

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

FDA OKs Mental Disability Blood Test For Infants

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday cleared a first-of-a-kind blood test that can help diagnose mental disabilities in babies by analyzing their genetic code.

01/17/2014

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Supreme Court Wary of Warrantless Blood Tests in DUI Cases

The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to allow police to routinely order blood tests for unwilling drunken-driving suspects without at least trying to obtain a search warrant from a judge.

01/09/2013

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