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Dementia

25 August 2011

Scan may spot seeds of Alzheimer's risk

Using an advanced MRI scan, researchers believe they have found changes in the chemistry of the brains of people with no cognitive problems that signal who is at future risk for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Using an advanced MRI scan, researchers believe they have found changes in the chemistry of the brains of people with no cognitive problems that signal who is at future risk for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

These biochemical changes were also associated with other changes in the brain that are markers for Alzheimer's disease, Kantarci said.

 

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