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Mapping Genes: Mayo Clinic Finds New Risk Factors for Neurodegenerative Diseases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — June 6, 2012.  Using a new and powerful approach to understand the origins of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida are building the case that these diseases are primarily caused by genes that are too active or not active enough, rather [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Using Structural MRI May Help Accurately Diagnose Dementia Patients

A Mayo Clinic study may help physicians differentially diagnose three common neurodegenerative disorders in the future. This study was presented at the Alzheimers Association International Conference on Alzheimers Disease in Vienna. In this study, Mayo Clinic researchers developed a framework for MRI-based differential diagnosis of three common neurodegenerative disorders: Alzheimers disease [...]

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