[A] geriatric neurologist said a patient strode into her office soon after the FDA approved the procedure and asked for the “Alzheimer’s test.” In one hand, he held an article about the approval of Amyvid. In the other, he had a document from a right-to-die group. If the test was positive, he told her, he would get his affairs in order and kill himself within 60 days.
“New test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in live patients”
December 18, 2012