Scientists have made an 'accurate method for detection' for dementia – new study

He noted: “Our results – with cross-site, cross-time, and cross-population generalisability – make a strong case for clinical use of this diagnostic technology.”

Diagnosing dementia

The NHS says: “If you’re worried about your memory, or think you may have dementia, it’s a good idea to see a GP.”

To rule out other conditions, you may have a physical examination, a blood test, and a urine test.

“You’ll also be asked to do a memory or cognitive test to check any problems with your memory or ability to think clearly,” the health body adds.

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