Woodruff Health Sciences Center

Detect: Portable Device Detects Early Alzheimer's


A new device developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University may allow patients to take a brief, inexpensive test that could be administered as part of a routine yearly checkup at a doctor's office to detect mild cognitive impairment (MCI) -- often the earliest stage of Alzheimer's.

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