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.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 98223784 - wtvy.com/a?a=98223784