Scientists Redefining Alzheimer’s

A new approach to determining the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been identified. Up until now, the disease has been defined by patient’s symptoms such as problems with memory or unclear thoughts; however, researchers have found that almost 30% of individuals who received a diagnosis based on clinical symptoms did not have the disease. This newly proposed approach focuses on changes in the brain including build ups of plaques and tangles. Click below to learn more:

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/04/10/600944750/scientists-push-plan-to-change-how-researchers-define-alzheimers