NfL, a single biomarker in the blood, can accurately predict the presence of underlying neurodegenerative disorders, such as FTD and ALS, in people with cognitive problems.
Contrary to previous findings, new research finds no link between chronic fatigue syndrome and the viruses XMRV (xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus) and pMLV (polytropic murine leukemia virus). A study reveals that research that reported patients with chronic fatigue syndrome carried these two viruses was wrong and that there is still no evidence for an infectious cause behind chronic fatigue syndrome.
Researchers have developed a new blood test that could help to identify infants who may be experiencing bleeding in the brain as a result of abusive head trauma.
Six proteins in the blood can be used to assess a person's risk of developing cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD). CSVD has been linked to an increased risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
A simple blood test may help to reveal a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis, According to a new study, low levels of vitamin D in the blood is linked to a higher risk of developing MS, especially in young and middle aged women.