PiB-PET finds exercise reduces Alzheimer's risk

March 8, 2012

PET imaging with carbon-11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B (PiB) has shown that a sedentary lifestyle is associated with greater cerebral amyloid deposition among cognitively normal individuals with the ε4 allele of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene, according to a report published online January 9 in Archives of Neurology.