Silent brain changes precede Alzheimer’s. Researchers have new clues about which come first

February 21, 2024
Richard P. Mayeux, MD, MSc

Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc

The new research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a timeline for how those abnormalities pile up. The study’s importance “cannot be overstated,” said Dr. Richard Mayeux, an Alzheimer’s specialist at Columbia University who wasn’t involved in the research. “Knowledge of the timing of these physiological events is critical” for testing new ways of treating and maybe eventually even preventing Alzheimer’s, he wrote in an accompanying editorial.

Source: Associated Press

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