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Radiologists use MRIs to find biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease

 

From The LA Times, , 10/07/14 –

MRI scans show perfusion -- the penetration of blood into brain tissue -- which declined in patients who went on to develop cognitive deficits. (Radiological Society of North America)

MRI scans show perfusion — the penetration of blood into brain tissue — which declined in patients who went on to develop cognitive deficits. (Radiological Society of North America)

A brain imaging technique that uses no radiation and no contrast agent appears to detect the earliest signs of impending cognitive decline in the elderly, a new study says.

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