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MRI Brain Scan May Detect Alzheimer's Disease Decades Before First Symptoms

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May 28, 2002
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University Of South Florida Health Sciences Center
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MRI scans of the brain may detect Alzheimer’s disease decades before the first clinical signs of dementia occur, researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Kentucky report in the journal Neurology.

Tampa, FL (May 28, 2002) — MRI scans of the brain may detect Alzheimer’s disease decades before the first clinical signs of dementia occur, researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Kentucky report in today's issue of the journal Neurology.


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