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‘Super-resolution’ brain scans take imaging to next level, could help doctors detect disease sooner

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Jun 15, 2021 … BOSTON — New high-tech brain scans capable of detecting the earliest signs of the onset of diseases have been developed. The “super-resolution” technique allows for more detailed brain imaging, enabling doctors to diagnose and treat patients more quickly. Researchers believe that the new technique has the potential to detect neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease.…

Could a common eye test detect Alzheimer’s disease decades earlier?

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May 18, 2019 … ST. LOUIS — It may be possible sometime in the future to screen patients for Alzheimer’s disease using a non-invasive eye exam. A new study finds that technology similar to what many eye doctors already use may be able to identify signs of the condition in patients. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in…

Saliva test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease delivers promising results

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Dec 13, 2018 … EDMONTON, Alberta — Catching the development of Alzheimer’s disease early on can make a world of difference in helping to treat the devastating condition. Scientists have long sought to find accurate, easier methods of detecting the disease, and now a promising new study shows that a simple saliva test might just do the trick. Researchers…

High-def eye scan can detect signs of Alzheimer’s — Years ahead of symptoms, study finds

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Aug 24, 2017 … LOS ANGELES — A new study finds that a retina-based test could help predict one’s chances of later developing Alzheimer’s, which afflicts millions of elderly Americans. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai, a Los Angeles-based non-profit hospital, developed a high-definition eye scan that was able to detect buildup of amyloid-beta deposits, which are linked to the onset of…

Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 24, 2022

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May 25, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 24. Polymersomes efficiently deliver siRNA to treat breast cancers in preclinical model Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., and Eddy Yang, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Alabama…

Brain scans reveal key sign of Alzheimer’s onset before symptoms begin

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May 17, 2022 … OAK BROOK, Ill. — Brain scans discovering a key sign of cognitive decline could help doctors spot Alzheimer’s before symptoms ever begin, a new study reveals. Scientists with the Radiological Society of North America have linked increased volume in a brain region called the choroid plexus to greater cognitive impairment. The discovery offers hope of…

StudyFinds Blotter: Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 3, 2022

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May 04, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 3. Subtle racial slights at work cause job dissatisfaction, burnout among black employees Black employees face a host of subtle verbal, behavioral and environmental…

Artificial intelligence can predict who will develop Alzheimer’s disease 2 years later

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Jan 03, 2022 … EXETER, United Kingdom — Artificial intelligence (AI) can accurately predict which patients will develop Alzheimer’s within the next two years, according to a new study. In a study involving more than 15,000 memory clinic patients, researchers from the University of Exeter found that AI could learn to spot who is most at risk for dementia…

Newly discovered nanoparticle linked to COVID, cancer, dementia

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Dec 30, 2021 … NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Potentially groundbreaking new research has discovered a new nanoparticle released by cells, dubbed a “supermere.” Even more intriguing, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center say supermeres contain enzymes, proteins, and genetic material associated with some of the nastiest ailments known to humanity — including cancer, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, and even COVID-19. Study authors…