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Test at brain health center searches for Alzheimer's onset

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Updated: 8/14/2012 10:26 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease. There is no cure, but now there is a new test that can tell you if you have it.

News 3's Mackenzie Warren has the story of one local man who is turning to Las Vegas' own revolutionary brain center for some answers.

Alzheimer's ranks second only to cancer among diseases people fear, according to a recent Harvard study.

The new scans are opening up an entire moral debate: would you want to know if you had Alzheimer’s?

Doctors at the Lou Ruvo Clinic says it’s entirely up to the patient but believe better care can be given earlier when you know.


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