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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    LONDON: The human brain has a fragile spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia ... When the team led by Gwenaelle Douaud from Oxford analysed scans of patients with Alzheimer's disease and scans of patients with schizophrenia, they found the same ...
    11/30/2014 - 11:34 am | View Link
  • Brain's dementia weak spot identified
    The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to UK scientists who have pinpointed the region using scans. The brain area involved develops late in adolescence and degenerates early during ageing. At the moment, it is ...
    11/24/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Brain Scans Spot Alzheimer's Changes Years Before Symptoms
    Dec. 21, 2011 -- Researchers say they can see telltale brain shrinkage years before a person develops memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. The new finding may one day allow doctors to detect and treat patients earlier and perhaps keep them ...
    10/19/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Study: Brain Scans Help Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Early
    Alzheimer’s disease has always been difficult to diagnose — the only way to identify it definitively is by autopsying the brain after death — but scientists may now have an easier way to spot the ... people’s brain scans over time, they were ...
    12/22/2011 - 6:59 pm | View Link
  • Brain Scans Spot Alzheimer’s Changes Years Before Symptoms
    scans to measure the thickness of the brain’s outer layer in 159 people who were free of memory problems. Previous studies have linked Alzheimer’s disease with characteristic shrinkage in nine different regions of the brain’s gray matter, or cerebral ...
    12/21/2011 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/7/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Brain scans used to spot Alzheimer's
    Doctors are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to look at whether particular parts of the brain have started to shrink, which is a key physiological sign of Alzheimer's. By comparing the scans of 600 people with the condition and 600 without ...
    03/7/2011 - 1:15 am | View Link
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  • Diagnosing Dementia: Alzheimer's May Really Be Mini-Strokes
    Alzheimer's is connected to sticky plaques made of beta-amyloid that choke brain cells, thereby causing dementia. People may act like they have Alzheimer's when they ...
    02/5/2016 - 9:10 am | View Website
  • FDA approves Neuroreader software to help spot brain ...
    Danish medical device company Brainreader has announced FDA approval for its Neuroreader MR software designed to quickly detect changes in a patient’s brain volume ...
    02/5/2016 - 5:35 am | View Website
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    02/4/2016 - 12:43 am | View Website
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  • Secret Santa or a Grinch? Brain Scans May Tell
    Research suggests a 'Christmas spirit' nerve network in certain areas of the brain
    12/15/2015 - 6:54 pm | View Website
  • Physicists struggle to squeeze new particles from the LHC ...
    Researchers from the CMS and ATLAS experiments presented their initial findings based on data taken since the LHC was switched back on in April this year.
    12/15/2015 - 12:42 pm | View Website
  • Can Type O blood shield us from Alzheimer's?
    Can Type O blood shield us from Alzheimer’s? University of Sheffield rightOriginal Study. Posted by Amy Pullan-Sheffield on June 5, 2015. You are free to share this ...
    06/5/2015 - 3:22 pm | View Website
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