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Friday, January 21, 2011

Alzheimer’s Test, First of Its Kind, Clears Hurdle - NYTimes.com

Alzheimer’s Test, First of Its Kind, Clears Hurdle - NYTimes.com: "More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease.

Plaques are part of the criteria for having Alzheimer’s — if a person with memory problems does not have plaques, that person does not have Alzheimer’s. But without the scan, the only way to know if plaques were present is to do an autopsy."

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