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By On January 24th, 2013

MRI Introduced As Alternative Diagnostic Test For Alzheimer’s

In order to test a patient with dementia for Alzheimer’s disease, doctors can perform a ‘spinal tap’. It’s invasive and painful but it produces a diagnosis. A new method is being developed, however, that would allow doctors to simply look at an MRI of a patient to determine whether or not they had Alzheimer’s. Theā€¦

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