New Dye Could Diagnose Alzheimer's Earlier

A new finding could pave the way for diagnosing Alzheimer's at an earlier age.

Currently only an autopsy can confirm that a person has the disease, but researchers have found a special radioactive dye for PET scans that lights up a toxic protein in the brains of people believed to have the disease.

It's the same protein that shows up in an autopsy after they die.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 98223784 - wtvy.com/a?a=98223784
Gray Television, Inc.