MRI Can Detect Condition Which Causes Dementia

October 8, 2014 2:54 AM

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The medical industry has made a lot of strides this year in researching potential treatments for dementia and, more importantly, Alzheimer’s disease. The new research this week has to do with magnetic resonance imaging—MRI—technology which doctors now know can actually detect Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

This breakthrough could be the most significant discovery in a very long time. Dementia affects at least 35 million people around the world according to the World Health Organization; and that number is expected to double by 2030. Alzheimer’s disease, of course, is the most common kind of dementia a...

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