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Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis

By Dana Smith Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment. No cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, but promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help… Read More »

Why Your Eyes Could Be the Key to an Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Emily CappielloNov 06 Your eyes aren’t just the windows to your soul; they may also help doctors see specific changes in your head related to this devastating disease Kuttelvaserova Stuchelova/Shutterstock Could a trip to the eye doctor also provide a way to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease? New research suggests that small blood vessels in the back… Read More »