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fMRI Displays Dementia

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How do doctors "see" dementia? One way is with brain scans called MRI and fMRI. Doctors also use these scans to help see if it is Alzheimer's, Vascular, Lewy Body or another type of dementia. An MRI offers a photo of the brain. More amazingly, an fMRI (functional MRI) can give a 3-D video of a living brain. Learn how it works. (Video)

How do doctors “see” dementia? One way is with brain scans called MRI and fMRI. Doctors also use these scans to help see if it is Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Lewy Body or another type of dementia. An MRI offers a photo of the brain. More amazingly, an fMRI (functional MRI) can give a 3-D video of a living brain. Watch now to see how it works.


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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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