New Brain Scan Technique Could Predict Dementia Before Symptoms Are Evident.

Researchers say a simple technique using magnetic resonance imaging could lead to an early diagnosis of dementia, long before cognitive decline is evident. A study published in the journal Radiology said the MRI technique, arterial spin labelling, or ASL, does not require injection of a contrast agent and could eventually reduce the use of scans exposing patients to radiation.

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