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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    ... against an FDA-approved database of healthy brain scans. In a matter of minutes, the software can measure 45 different brain structures and...
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  • Researchers use brain scans to hunt for Alzheimer’s cause
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer’s ... spot those tangles in living brains, providing a chance to finally better understand what triggers dementia. Now researchers are adding tau ...
    05/26/2015 - 9:43 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
  • Scans Spot Brain Changes in Patients With Concussion Syndrome
    In this study, published online Nov. 21 in the journal Radiology, researchers conducted MRI brain scans of 18 healthy people and 23 people who had symptoms of post-concussion syndrome ... brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, autism and schizophrenia.
    11/21/2012 - 2:15 am | View Link
  • Study: Brain Scans Help Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Early
    Alzheimer’s disease has always ... is by autopsying the brain after death — but scientists may now have an easier way to spot the degenerative brain disease long before that, even before symptoms appear, using brain scans. People who go on to develop ...
    12/22/2011 - 6:59 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 ...
    12/21/2011 - 7:04 am | View Link
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  • Alzheimer Disease Workup: Approach Considerations, Blood ...
    The Amyloid Imaging Taskforce (AIT), an assembly of experts from the Alzheimer's Association and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging ...
    08/31/2015 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • Brain and Nervous System Center: Information on ...
    Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in industrialized nations. Dementia is a brain disorder that interferes with a ...
    08/30/2015 - 11:13 pm | View Website
  • HBO: Documentaries: The Alzheimer's Project: Watch the ...
    The official website for the HBO Documentary Films series, The Alzheimer's Project.
    08/30/2015 - 8:28 pm | View Website
  • What does an MRI Scan of the Brain show?
    Hello one and all, First I would like to note that my Dr. told me an MRI Brain Scan can be used to detect lesions caused by MS. As a matter of fact that is why I had ...
    08/29/2015 - 11:04 am | View Website
  • Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?
    Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD? Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who'll benefit most from psychotherapy
    06/26/2015 - 8:59 am | View Website
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