Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying source of salmonella in raw pet food

Americans embrace their pets as members of the family and, in an effort to provide a healthy, natural diet, may opt to use raw pet food. However, they could be putting themselves and their children at risk for foodborne illnesses.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New test could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease in live patients

The patient turned 40 over the summer and was already having symptoms that made her neurologist wonder whether she had Alzheimer's disease, the deadly, mind-killing dementia that usually attacks far older people.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New imaging test aids Alzheimer's diagnosis

In research studies, scientists regularly use positron emission tomography (PET) scans to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease. Now, Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital are the first in Missouri to offer ...

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