Posts Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’

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Brain Scan for Alzheimer’s

A recently approved plaque-tracking dye can improve doctors’ ability to identify Alzheimer’s. Beginning next month, doctors can use a brain scan to better diagnose Alzheimer’s. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a fluorescent dye that binds to amyloid plaques, a physical hallmark of the disease, as a diagnostic tool. Currently, doctors cannot be […]