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What progress is there in diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders like alzheimer's and parkinson's?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
6 doctors agree

In brief: Lots of research

There are vigorous efforts to understand these illnesses and we are making gains.
It is not clear if there will be major breakthroughs soon though.

In brief: Lots of research

There are vigorous efforts to understand these illnesses and we are making gains.
It is not clear if there will be major breakthroughs soon though.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Improving accuracy

There are ongoing research projects to improve diagnotic accuracy such as pet scan, biomarkers and education.
However for treaments, there are no cure. It is simply slow down the progression of symptoms.

In brief: Improving accuracy

There are ongoing research projects to improve diagnotic accuracy such as pet scan, biomarkers and education.
However for treaments, there are no cure. It is simply slow down the progression of symptoms.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Thank
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