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Researchers at Washington University have developed an algorithm used with amyloid PET that correctly estimated when study participants would start to show signs of Alzheimer's disease - even those that presented with no cognitive symptoms. The team states their algorithm uses data from a brain scan known to gauge brain levels of the key Alzheimer's protein amyloid-beta. It is in this way they can predict when symptoms will start.

Time until dementia symptoms appear can be estimated via brain scan.

Dementia is the universal term to describe memory loss that also detrimentally affects language, problem-solving, and other mental faculties to interfere with daily life. To date, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is … Continue Reading Time until dementia symptoms appear can be estimated via brain scan.