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 (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.

Read Abstract Read Full Article

Select your region and press submit to request this article from your local library


Share this article
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn