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The results of their study, published in the journal Movement Disorders, could also have a major impact on the quality of research on Parkinson’s disease.

Classified as: treatment, Parkinson's, Neurology, diagnosis, Parkinson's disease, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, MDS, Ron Postuma, Daniela Berg, health and lifestyle
Published on: 13 Nov 2015

January 28, 2013 - A revolutionary technology has the ability to detect and diagnose Alzheimer’s disease with unprecedented accuracy. The computerized technique known as SNIPE analyzes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to capture patterns of atrophy specific to the disease in brain structures, specifically the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex. Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is still an inexact science, relying mainly on the patient's symptoms and performance on memory tests. Detecting pre-clinical AD, before symptoms appear, is extremely difficult.

Classified as: neuroscience, Alzheimer's, neurological disease, technology, Neuro, detect, diagnosis, Louis Collins
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Published on: 5 Feb 2013