Model shows promise in predicting development of dementia

02/12/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A biomarker model could be useful in predicting the possible progression of Alzheimer's disease among patients with mild cognitive impairment, according to a study from Italy published in Neurology. All patients with biomarkers saw their dementia symptoms progress, while only one patient in a group that lacked any of the model's biomarkers had symptom advancement during the study period.

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