MRI Scans Gain Attention As Diagnostic Tool For Alzheimer’s Detection, University of Queensland Study

Published: Feb 11, 2013

Scientists can now detect early features of Alzheimer's disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. In a study conducted by the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland (UQ), researchers using MRI scans were able to detect loss of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons – an early and key feature of Alzheimer's disease.

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