Saliva As a Diagnostic Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative, neurological condition that is fast reaching epic proportions. It is a progressive disorder that affects a person's cognitive skills including memory, thinking, reasoning, communication and attention. Saliva is one of the most noninvasive and inexpensive means of getting cellular samples and could be used as an ideal biomarker for screening those at greatest risk of developing Alzheimer's.

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