Doctors from Japan have revealed the patient has Alzheimer's disease before the appearance of the first symptoms. Experts believe this is a big step in understanding the mechanisms of development of pathology.
Alzheimer's disease is expressed in violation of motor and mental activity, the disease mainly occurs in older people. Scientists have created a project to study the manifestations of Alzheimer's headed winner of the Nobel prize in chemistry Koichi Tanaka.
Detailed analysis of the pathology has allowed to identify new diagnostic criteria, allowing the diagnosis even before the first symptoms appear. Regular inspection and new technologies, scientists believe, can keep the mind most people in old age.
While the main problem lies in the scarce and expensive chemical reagents required for the analysis. However, this, experts believe, is just a matter of time.