Monthly Archives: August 2008

New Chemical May Help Scan Brain for Signs of Alzheimer’s

Shortly after Dr. Richard Holub started working with people with Alzheimer's disease in 1985, magnetic resonance imaging became available, allowing doctors to see the brain in a detailed image. In recent years, Holub, director of Neurological Associates in Albany, said Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanning has been able to measure the metabolism of the brain…
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