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Thursday, September 27, 2007

Brain Activity Might Point to Early Alzheimer's


Alzheimer's Reading Room: Brain Activity Might Point to Early Alzheimer's

A team at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the brains of 13 patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, 34 patients with mild cognitive impairment, and 28 healthy people (averaging about 73 years of age) as they did a memory task.