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Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. Amyloid Tracer Hits Target In Alzheimer's Study  
7/12/2010 7:30:51 AM

CHICAGO, July 11 (Reuters) - A new radioactive dye for PET scans showed that the same bits of a toxic protein that light up in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease are present in an autopsy after they die, U.S. researchers said on Sunday, a finding that could lead to a new way to detect the disease at an earlier stage.
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