Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have found that a suite of complementary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline. The approach could not only aid owners in managing their elderly canine’s care, but could also serve as a model for evaluating cognitive decline progression in – and treatments for – humans with Alzheimer’s disease.

Go to full article: https://news.ncsu.edu/2022/05/cognitive-decline-in-dogs-alzheimers-disease/

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