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Which tests help diagnose Alzheimer's disease?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain imaging can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease by ruling out hydrocephalus and benign or malignant tumors as well as damage caused by silent strokes. So far, not one of the many state-of-the-art medical devices in healthcare today can treat Alzheimer’s disease; these technologies remain only tools to confirm a diagnosis.

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