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Researchers have proposed a new diagnosis called mild behavioral impairment that would precede a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis and lead to earlier dementia detection.
Learn why some researchers believe this new diagnosis can help identify those at a higher risk of dementia and why others are concerned that the proposed 34-question checklist would lead to an overdiagnosis.
New Diagnosis to Precede Mild Cognitive Impairment
A group of researchers that includes neuropsychiatrists and Alzheimer’s experts are proposing a new diagnosis called mild behavioral impairment (MBI) for early detection of Alzheimer’s. The new diagnosis would identify startling changes in Read more
A recent breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease suggests that beta amyloid protein in the retina of the eye corresponds directly to the same amount of protein in the brain.
Learn more about how your eyes could be the key to predicting Alzheimer’s.
We don’t have a crystal ball that tells us our future. But when it comes to whether or not we’re going to develop Alzheimer’s, there is a new test that just might give us a serious glimpse into our fate.
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles discovered that beta amyloid protein, a dementia-causing protein in Read more