Tag : Positron Emission Tomography

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Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

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People who report a declining quality of sleep as they age from their 50s to their 60s have more protein tangles in their brain, putting...
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Researchers use experimental PET to detect abnormal tau in brains of living former NFL players

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Using an experimental positron emission tomography scan, researchers have found elevated amounts of abnormal tau protein in brain regions players with cognitive, mood and behavior...
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Case studies explain the potential benefits of total-body PET/CT imaging

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Case studies from the first total-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanner reveal multiple benefits of the novel imaging technology, providing a solid groundwork upon...
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Researchers use brain connectome to reassess neuroimaging findings of Alzheimer's disease

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Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people...
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Precisely targeted prostate cancer radiotherapy possible with nuclear medicine imaging

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Current standard imaging techniques for initial staging of prostate cancer often underestimate the extent of disease beyond the prostate. Source link...
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Biogen and Eisai present detailed results from phase 1b study of aducanumab at CTAD meeting

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Biogen and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that Biogen presented results at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease meeting, in Barcelona, Spain, from the recent 36-...
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Major pitfall identified in popular prostate cancer PET imaging method

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Prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography imaging has become a popular method for determining the stage of a patient’s prostate cancer. Source link...

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