The findings of the largest, multi-center, longitudinal tau PET study conducted to date provide further support for the use of
tau PET imaging as a tool for predicting and diagnosing dementia.

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Worried about your memory? Have this “physical” for the brain.

Worried about your memory? Have this “physical” for the brain.

Did you know there's such a thing as a physical for your brain? Athene Lee, PhD, assistant professor in psychiatry and human behavior and researcher at the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, explains what it is and how it can help if you're concerned about...

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