Weak Brain Waves May Warn of Neurodegeneration

Weak Brain Waves May Warn of Neurodegeneration
A patient taking the digital, FDA-cleared DCTclock™ test that is effective in identifying the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease pathology in cognitively normal individuals, including those with no outward symptoms of dementia (Photo: Business Wire)

Weakened electrical signals in the brain may be an early warning sign of age-related neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study published today in eLife.

The findings hint at new ways to identify early on patients who may have an age-related brain disease. They also provide new insights on the changes that occur in the brain as these diseases develop.

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