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Researchers in the United States say they have developed a prototype blood test that can tell with 90 percent accuracy whether a healthy person will develop Alzheimer's disease within three years.

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Every week, 2,000 Americans, or about 100,000 men, women and children a year, die from mostly preventable hospital-borne infections in the United States, and the toll may even be higher once the Centers for Disease Control updates its figures.

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