Amyvid: “Seeing” alzheimer’s for the first time

Published On: Feb 18 2013 05:32:08 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 18 2013 05:43:43 PM CST
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The FDA approved a new technology to detect Alzheimer’s, called Amyvid.  Its radioactive dye is used with positron emission tomography (PET) to visualize amyloid plaque buildup in the brain.