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Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, using new device in brain study

Pacemaker-like devices implanted into patients for Alzheimer’s study


WASHINGTON When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage. If they do, “we call it a unicorn,” said Donna Wilcock, an Alzheimer’s specialist at the university’s aging center. Contrary to popular perception, “there are […]


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