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Miscellaneous Neurodegenerative Disorders

Genetic Variants Linked to Brain Size Identified

Genetic variants associated with brain size have been identified, including one variant which correlates with hippocampal volume, where size has been associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders.

Amyvid Injection for Alzheimer’s Detection

Eli Lilly and Company announced that the FDA has approved Amyvid (florbetapir F 18 injection), an adjunct radioactive diagnostic agent indicated for brain imaging of beta-amyloid plaques in patients with cognitive impairment who are being evaluated for Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of cognitive decline.