(Daily Mail) – A new artificial intelligence system can predict the development of Alzheimer’s with 100 percent accuracy and six years before the hallmarks that doctors use to diagnose the disease appear. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s and the effectiveness of the best treatments for the disease diminishes as it progresses. This means that early detection is the single best hope for the futures of the 44 million people

living with Alzheimer’s around the world. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), taught their AI how to detect subtle changes in the brain that would be imperceptible to the human eye. So far, the system has provided a seemingly fail-proof early warning before the full onset of Alzheimer’s’ devastating effects in a small sample of tests. READ MORE