Brain Scans To Spot Alzheimer's May Be Available This Year

Brain scans that detect early warning signs of Alzheimer's may be available in the United States as soon as this year.

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  • Brain Scans to Spot Alzheimer's May Be Available This Year
    WEDNESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) — Brain scans that detect early warning signs of Alzheimer’s may be available in the United States as soon as this year, researchers reported this week, though it may be too early for the scans to be of much help for ...
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  • PET Scans of the Brain
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  • Brain scan can spot Alzheimer's 15 YEARS before symptoms ...
    But scientists have now developed a brain scan that can spot dementia 15 years before symptoms appear. Earlier detection means more effective therapies for ...
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