Researchers Make Massive Alzheimer’s Breakthrough | Health – BabaMail


A newly-developed brain scan has the amazing ability to spot the debilitating Alzheimer’s disease in patients -15 years before any of the symptoms begin to appear.

Researchers at University College London are responsible for perfecting a type of PET scan called amyloid PET. This type of scan allows them to use radioactive tracers in the brain. In turn, this allows for certain proteins, which are clear indicators of Alzheimer’s, to be spotted. What’s more, the technique can also be deployed to spot other debilitating diseases related to Alzheimer’s.
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Source: Researchers Make Massive Alzheimer’s Breakthrough | Health – BabaMail

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