ICAD: Eyes Spot Early Alzheimer’s

The eyes are a window into the brain for many disorders, and Alzheimer's disease may be no exception, a researcher said here. In a pilot study, retinal scans to measure blood vessel thickness at the back of the eye showed strong correlations with the level of beta-amyloid deposits in the brain, said Shaun Frost, a doctoral student in the e-Health Research Center operated by the Australian national research organization CSIRO.

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