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MRI Scans Shows Promise in Predicting Dementia

News   Nov 20, 2018 | Original story by Tamara Bhandari, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 
MRI Scans Shows Promise in Predicting Dementia

Doctors may one day be able to gauge a patient's risk of dementia with an MRI scan, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Using a new technique for analyzing MRI data, researchers were able to predict who would experience cognitive decline with 89 percent accuracy. Image credit: Pixabay

 
 
 

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