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UCSF Breast Imaging Experts Advise Annual Screening Mammograms

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that women begin breast cancer screening mammograms at age 40 and continue to have mammograms every two years (biennially) thereafter. Bonnie Joe, MD,...

Five biomarkers from one cerebrospinal fluid sample to stage Alzheimer’s disease

Publisher’s note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.This is a summary of: Salvadó, G. et al. Disease staging of Alzheimer’s disease using a CSF-based biomarker...

Adenosine triphosphate induces amorphous aggregation of amyloid β by increasing Aβ dynamics

Sample preparation for DXBAβ was dissolved in 0.1% NH4OH/1 mM DMSO to a concentration of 0.1 mg/mL. ATP, ADP, and AMP (10 mM) were added to the Aβ solution and reacted at 37 °C for 0 min, 30 min, 1 day,...

Advanced Imaging of Peripheral Pain Generators

Imaging at 0.55, 1.5, and 3.0 Tesla. The main magnetic field strength of clinical MRI scanners has shifted from 1.5 Tesla to 3 Tesla over the past decades. This is...

Loss of Smell is a Precursor to Cognitive Impairment in Gulf War Veterans

After the 1991 Gulf War, many veterans came home reporting a variety of medically unexplained symptoms that were initially called Gulf War Syndrome, but has come to be known today...

Multi-modal Neuroimaging Phenotyping of Mnemonic Anosognosia in the Aging Brain

Lenzoni, S., Morris, R. G. & Mograbi, D. C. The Petrified Self 10 Years After: Current Evidence for Mnemonic anosognosia. Front. Psychol. 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00465 (2020).Chapman, S. et al. Mnemonic monitoring in anosognosia for memory...

Biannual Mammogram are not Frequent Enough

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) currently recommends that women begin breast cancer screening mammograms at age 40 and receive them biannually thereafter. Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD, Division Chief...

Plasma brain-derived tau is an amyloid-associated neurodegeneration biomarker in Alzheimer’s disease

Cohort characteristicsWe performed cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses in four independent cohorts. Cohort-1 was the Dementia Disease Initiation (DDI, Norwegian national multicenter study) cohort (n = 364) which longitudinally follows older adults who were CN (n = 221) or...

Imaging Cortical Bone Vasculature | UCSF Radiology

A decade ago, Thomas Link, MD, PhD, was senior author on a paper in J Bone Miner Res1 that suggested that severe deficits in cortical bone quality are responsible for...

The Promise of Mid-Field MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), plays a pivotal role in healthcare, determining treatment paths and eligibility for procedures like hip or knee replacements. Yet, approximately 90% of the global population lacks...
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Grey matter networks in women and men with dementia with Lewy bodies

ParticipantsIn this cross-sectional multicentre study, we included DLB patients from three centres of the E-DLB consortium (Prague, Strasbourg, Amsterdam) as well as the Mayo...