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Friday, November 08, 2013

New Diagnostic Tools for Understanding Dementia

The latest E-news from the Iowa Geriatric Education Center features abstracts of journal articles on diagnosing dementia including:
  • An article that discusses biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
  • A study that examines the use of florbetapir-PET for imaging beta-amyloid pathology.
  • A study that investigates whether CSF biomarker and PIB-PET-derived beta-amyloid signature predicts changes in nondemented subjects.
  • An article that reviews the study and treatment of preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
  • A study that evaluates whether integrative EEG biomarkers predict progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.
  • An article that presents background information about brain amyloid imaging and its role in the diagnosis of
  • Alzheimer's disease.
  • An article that describes beta amyloid imaging in Alzheimer's disease.
  • An article that reviews the accomplishments of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

1 comment:

David Tal said...

Useful information about the difference between Alzheimer's disease and Dementia..Glad to know something new about this. thanks for the info.

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