MRI brain scans may help predict which adults with mild cognitive impairment - early-stage memory problems that don't interfere with daily living - are more likely to develop full-blown Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
"In the last few years we've seen a real explosion of biomarkers related to Alzheimer's disease," said lead study author Linda McEvoy, assistant professor of radiology at University of California-San Diego School of Medicine. "Our ability to detect this has improved. I wasn't surprised by the strength of the results."
\What the new study shows