• By Dana Sparks

High Amyloid Levels Means Dementia More Likely

March 15, 2013

People who aren’t showing signs of cognitive decline but have evidence of amyloid in their brains showed a greater rate of shrinkage of their hippocampus later on than cognitively normal people without amyloid in the brain. 
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A sound bite with neurologist Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., is available in the downloads

Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. Ronald Petersen, Mayo Clinic Neurologist

Mayo Clinic neurology experts are presenting research findings on Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, sleep disorders, concussions, multiple sclerosis and more at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in San Diego, March 16–23. They also are available to offer expert comment on other research findings. For more information on AAN and to arrange interviews contact: Nick Hanson at  [email protected]

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