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A New Test for Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

Researchers adapted a diagnostic test originally developed for prion diseases like mad cow disease to detect abnormal clusters of tau protein in the brain.

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When Tests for Mild Cognitive Impairment Get It Wrong

If you think you may have mild cognitive impairment, but tests show otherwise, you may want to ask for further screening.

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New Test Simplifies Dementia Diagnosis

Lewy body dementia is often confused with Alzheimer’s disease. Now a doctor’s response to 10 simple questions may streamline testing.

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Quick Screening Tests for Dementia

New developments in brain imaging represent major advances in Alzheimer’s research and diagnosis.