Brain Scans Show Alzheimer’s Emerging

Tracy Staedter | For the first time since Alzheimer’s disease reared its ugly head, scientists have found a potential tool for early diagnosis. Positron emission tomography, or PET, scanners can be used to track the progressive stages of the disease, even in adults who show no symptoms, report scientists at the University of California, Berkeley. …

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Genetic Mutations are Sought in a New Approach to Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

Doug Whitney, 65 years old, has a devastating gene mutation that causes early onset Alzheimer’s disease in everyone who inherits it. Due to this mutation, he should have died years ago. This mutation has killed many members of his family. They all began showing symptoms when they were in their 40s and most died by …

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