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Future Dementia Diagnosis or Prediction Via Eye Examinations? (BBC News / US Society for Neuroscience Conference)

Summary The retina is a direct extension of the brain. Early research has discovered that mice genetically engineered to have a version of Alzheimer’s Disease show a corresponding loss thickness in a layer of specific cells in the retina, and … Continue reading

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Eye Firm, Optos, Developing Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 11, June 2011]. Summary Fife-based retinal imaging company Optos has reported positive results in a screening test for Alzheimer’s Disease. The aim is to … Continue reading

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