Test for Alzheimer's disease directly measures synaptic loss

July 16th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer's disease. The method, which uses PET imaging technology to scan for a specific protein in the brain linked to synapses, has the potential to accelerate research for new Alzheimer's treatments, the researchers said.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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