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Noninvasive retinal imaging may improve early detection of Alzheimer's disease

(JCI Journals) In this issue of JCI Insight, researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center adapted a noninvasive retinal imaging approach to characterize amyloid-? deposition, the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, in the retinas of patients and healthy controls. This imaging enabled detection and quantification of amyloid-?, revealing increased deposits in Alzheimer's patients compared to controls.
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