Brain Imaging For The Early Detection Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Brain Imaging For The Early Detection Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the United States, and as many as 5 million people are living with the disease.

According to the Center for Disease Control, the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease include age and genetics. Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease most commonly appear after 60 years old.

Scientists and medical professionals do not fully understand the causes of Alzheimer’s disease, and there is no known cure. At this moment, early and accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is the best defense. EurekAlert! reports on advancements in early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

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