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10th March 2014
“Blood test that can predict Alzheimer's,” was the headline used by BBC News, the Daily Mail and The Guardian today. Similar coverage was seen across many of the front pages of other newspapers. These headlines reflected new research showing how a simple blood test may be able to detect early signs of cognitive decline and mild Alzheimer’s disease. US researchers discovered a panel of 10 biomarkers that, with 90% accuracy, could distinguish people who would progress to have either mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer’s disease within two to three years, from those who wouldn’t. While promising, the results were ...
10th March 2014
Premier Colin Barnett says Buswell has been in hospital in Perth as well as a clinic in Sydney. ‘He is not in a good place’
9th March 2014
State accused of offering inadequate assistance as city's support organisations face constant threat of closureAs Madrid prepares to mark 10 years since the train bombings that killed 192 people and injured more than 1,800, groups representing victims of the attack say they are struggling to provide much-needed support to survivors of the bombings, a battle that has become tougher in the wake of austerity measures.A decade after 10 bombs packed with nails tore through four commuter trains heading into Atocha railway station, victims are still fighting to regain some sense of normality in their lives, said Ángeles Domínguez, of the ...