Education may hold off neural damage in Alzheimer's

03/28/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

Patients with early signs of Alzheimer's disease who achieved higher levels of education had lower FDG metabolism in the brain on PET scans compared with those who had the same symptoms but less education, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. The findings suggest that advanced education may allow patients to maintain cognitive function during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

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