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Latest Alzheimer's Research May Offer A Way Forward

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Latest Alzheimer's Research May Offer A Way Forward
Latest Alzheimer's Research May Offer A Way Forward
Five-and-a-half million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. There is no cure for it. But new research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London may offer some clues.

Five-and-a-half million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. There is no cure for it.

But new research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London may offer some clues.

Dr. Keith Fargo, director of Scientific Programs for the Alzheimer’s Association, is giving a series of lectures throughout California.

Fargo spoke with KPBS Health Reporter Kenny Goldberg about some initial results from an ongoing study that is looking into how PET scans of the brain could change the way Alzheimer’s disease is treated.