Molecular imaging detects signs of Alzheimer's in healthy patients

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 14:20 in Health & Medicine

An arsenal of new Alzheimer's research indicates that beta-amyloid plaque in the brain not only is involved in the pathology of Alzheimer's disease but may also precede even mild cognitive decline. These and other studies advance molecular imaging for the early detection of beta-amyloid, for which one product is now approved in the United States, as a major push forward in the race for better treatments.

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