Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise

February 24, 2015 10:00 PM

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TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A small, early study hints that a skin test may someday be able to help diagnose people with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

Researchers found that skin biopsies can reveal elevated levels of abnormal proteins associated with the two disorders.

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