Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Alzheimer's Researchers Hunt for New Tools to Identify Disease's Onset
July 13, 2014 - July 14, 2014

A simple test of a person’s ability to identify odors and noninvasive eye exams might someday help doctors learn whether their patients are at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research to be presented Sunday.

With Alzheimer’s disease growing fast among the world’s aging population, researchers are increasingly focused on the search for new ways to detectand treat the brain-killing disease in its earliest stages.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/alzheimers-researc...

 

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