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(Topix) "A careful consideration of the medical history and examination will continue to be essential to dementia evaluation."
A PET scan that measures uptake of sugar in the brain significantly improves the accuracy of diagnosing a type of dementia often mistaken for Alzheimer's disease, a study led by a University of Utah dementia ... via EMaxHealth


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