MRI can reveal cognitive decline ahead of symptoms

October 7, 2014 8:15 PM

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Cognitive decline was more likely to occur in participants that showed reduced perfusion in the posterior cingulate cortex.

As part of the study, researchers at the University of Geneva, in Switzerland, tested more than 148 healthy older adults and 65 people with mild cognitive impairment. Study participants were given a series of cognitive performance tests; each also had his or her brain scanned using a new MRI techniq...

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