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FDA Approves Amyvid for Alzheimer?s Diagnosis

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Post FDA Approves Amyvid for Alzheimer?s Diagnosis

(Psych Central News) Amyvid is a radiopharmaceutical developed by the Eli Lilly Company to aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease by causing previously invisible beta amyloid plaque deposits in the brain to show up in PET scans. The FDA has recently approved Amyvid for clinical use although its use remains somewhat controversial. Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s discovery of [...]

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