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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.

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Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Tests can identify dementia earlier, but there's still no cure

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Scientists are working to create ways to test patients for signs of dementia, including an imaging dye developed in Pittsburgh. Yet there is no guarantee that those identified as at-risk will develop symptoms. The uncertainty over the value of early testing prompted debate last month at the international conference of the Alzheimer's Association in Paris.  Allegheny General Hospital neuro-psychologist Dr. Carol Schramke weighs in the potential of ealy dementia diagnosis in this Pittsburgh Tribune Review story.

 

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