Search
  • DrChiro

Detecting Alzheimer's in a single brain scan


Scientists have developed a new breakthrough tech that can detect Alzheimer’s in a single brain scan. The tech uses machine learning and looks for structural features in the brain that are often associated with the disease.

The researchers published their findings on the tech in Communications Medicine in mid-June. While there is no cure for the disease, finding new ways to detect Alzheimer’s early can help scientists find ways to stave off the disease’s effects.

While not available now, this may be a game-changer in the future, as currently, the only way to positively identify Alzeimers's is in a postmortem.

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Are those familiar to you? There are many forms and varying symptoms for 'dizzy feelings'. They may be short episodes, frequent or rare. They may last for seconds or hours. You may feel nauseous. B

Perhaps you had an injury as a child, in sports or just falling off a swing. It seemed to have healed but left you with anything from occasional twinges or aches especially with certain tasks, to reg

Back pain can come on suddenly (acute) for no reason or from a trauma. Trauma can be a car crash, a fall or just a heavy bout of gardening when you're not used to it. Just overdoing things. With tra