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The difference in amyloid between the two groups is too subtle for humans to detect, but the AI system, called AIDDementia (short for Artificial Intelligence for Diagnosing Dementia), had no problem.
Reductions in deep-sleep quality increase your risk of heart attacks, obesity and stroke, as well as the buildup of a toxic brain protein—called beta amyloid—that is linkedto Alzheimer’s disease.
Taking a Shot at Amyloid Experts have developed a vaccine that prevents the buildup of amyloid — a protein linked to the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer’s disease — in primate brains.
Does someone at 55 with amyloid in the brain have Alzheimer’s?
Plaques are clusters of beta-amyloid proteins that build up among nerve cells.
Plaques are clusters of proteins called beta-amyloid that build up among nerve cells.
For instance, one 2008 study in the Journal of Comparative Neurology documented the brain of a 41-year-old chimpanzee, finding both neurofibrillary tangles and amyloid plaques in the neural tissue.
But cognitively healthy seniors can harbor amyloid, too, and Medicare won’t pay for the new scans outside of a few research studies.
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