So my brain amyloid level is elevated: What does that mean?

Authors: Mozersky, J., Sankar, P., Harkins, K., Hachey, S., & Karlawish, S.

Source: 'Comprehension of an Elevated Amyloid Positron Emission Tomography Biomarker Result by Cognitively Normal Older Adults'. JAMA Neurology, 2017; DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2954

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171023123805.htm (accessed October 23, 2017).

Testing drugs to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia and using them in the clinic will mean identifying and informing adults who have a higher risk of Alzheimer’s but are still cognitively normal. A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has shed light on how seniors cope with such information.

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