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Two in ten Alzheimer's cases may be misdiagnosed

A correct diagnosis can also offer people the chance of being enlisted into clinical trials to test the efficiency of new drugs. "The ability to detect amyloid deposits in the retina prior to disease symptoms may be an essential tool for the development of preventative strategies for Alzheimer's and other dementias".

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USA Basketball Routes China In Second Exhibition Game

Yi Jianlian, now plying his trade in the Chinese Basketball Association after playing for four teams in five NBA seasons, led China with 18 points and seven rebounds. Wrestler Jordan Burroughs is counting the minutes to Rio. Durant, who was on the receiving end of some boos from the crowd during pregame introductions, led the US squad with 19 points in 18 minutes, while Thompson scored 17 in 19 minutes.

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Non-travel Zika Case Spurs Concerns

In some cases, these warning have been applied to men as well since scientists now believe Zika can be transmitted sexually, and have not ruled out other forms of transmission. The results of the latter test are more hard to interpret because the body's reaction to Zika virus can resemble the reaction to similar viruses; therefore, this test may not provide a definite diagnosis.

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John Oliver Gathers Stars for Important Election Message

If you were watching the Republican National Convention last week, you may have the WWE-esque image of Donald Trump emerging on stage in silhouette surrounded by smoke-machine smoke seared into your brain. "We noticed something's wrong, and it's gone on way too long", Usher sings on the chipper tune. " Stop using our songs , you won't sing along/It might seem appealing, but you're just stealing ".

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Baby born with Zika-related microcephaly in NYC

With the second report of a non-travel Zika virus case in the state, health officials fear the virus might have a foothold in Florida. These latest developments have some saying Florida may have it's first Zika outbreak . If Culex can spread Zika, that would be more troubling. Federal, state and local health officials nationwide have been preparing for locally acquired cases of the virus for months.

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LSU's Les Miles speaks out on police shootings

The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association extends its sincerest condolences to the people of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department and especially, the families, friends and fellow officers of the fallen and injured.