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2008-11-12 18:00:21

U.S. researchers have developed an imaging agent that may aid in early Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. Study authors Dr.William Klunk and Chester Mathis, along with colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh, said Pittsburgh Compound B, an imaging agent, could facilitate the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, and has been used to identify amyloid deposition -- proteins believed to destroy brain cells in Alzheimer's patients -- in the brains of clinically older adults. In the study,...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'