Scientists develop new imaging tool to scan brain for common disorders
Scientists have developed a new approach to scan the brain for changes linked to common disorders, an advance that may provide insights into the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as epilepsy and Alzheimer’s.
Certain changes in synapses - the junctions between nerve cells in the brain - have been linked with brain disorders. However, researchers have only been able to evaluate synaptic changes during autopsies. Read more.