Sunday, May 17

fMRI Displays Dementia


How do doctors "see" dementia? One way is with brain scans called MRI and fMRI. Doctors also use these scans to help see if it is Alzheimer's, Vascular, Lewy Body or another type of dementia. An MRI offers a photo of the brain. More amazingly, an fMRI (functional MRI) can give a 3-D video of a living brain. Learn how it works.

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