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Eyes Are 'Windows To the Brain' For Rare Dementia

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 09:05

Doctors say the retina holds clues to neuron changes that precipitate an uncommon form of dementia that causes parts of the brain to shrink.

brain scan, right and left hemisphere

MRI Takes the Sting Out of Painful Screening Tests: Brain Scans Alone Can Distinguish Between Dementia Types

By | Thu, 12/27/2012 - 11:09

MRI scans can be used to accurately distinguish different types of dementia without the use of invasive screening tests like a lumbar puncture.