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Tau proteins in the brain.

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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Top Multiple Sclerosis Articles of 2018

Lisa Emrich features favorite MS articles of 2018 in this comprehensive list.

MS clinical research study concept.

Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

Patient getting an MRI.

8 Tips for Surviving an MRI

Knock, knock, tap, tap, buzz, buzz. No one enjoys an MRI, and yet they are an important part of disease monitoring with MS. Here are eight tips to make them more tolerable.

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.

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.