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Alzheimer’s: Brain Structure Changes Years Before Memory Loss Begins

Alzheimer’s And Dementia: Brain Structure Changes Years Before Memory Loss Begins
Science Daily — “People who develop dementia or Alzheimer’s disease experience brain structure changes years before any signs of memory loss begin,…”

The good news is that this can lead to better and earlier assessments:

“Researchers say these findings may help identify people at risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which leads to Alzheimer’s disease.”

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  1. damien says:

    That’s great to know we might be able to detect the process starting and stop it early. Great post.

  2. Alvaro says:

    yes, Damien, the early we may detect it and start working on it, the better. there are no treatments now, but yes lifestyle options that may delay, slow down problems.

  3. I don’t think people are aware of all the little decisions that can one day affect our brain: nutrition and exercise, for example. I’m thrilled to have found your site—I’m always looking for new information about Alzheimer’s detection. Keep up the great blogging!

  4. Alvaro says:

    Lori: we couldn’t agree more with you. Thanks for the kind words!

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