1. Eye Scan May Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

    Eye Scan May Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

    as well: Scientists have developed an eye-scan technique that may detect Alzheimer's disease at its earliest stage, before major symptoms appear. With early detection, a person could seek treatment for Alzheimer's at a time when therapies would be most effective at slowing the progression of the memory-robbing disease, the researchers said. The research was presented today (May 5) at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Seattle. Alzheimer's disease , the most common form of dementia, is an epidemic that shows no signs of abating, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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