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dementia

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Facebook app gives glimpse into life with dementia

UK Alzheimer's charity creates a new app that replicates the symptoms of dementia -- memory loss, confusion, and difficulty communicating.

By May. 1, 2014

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PET method detects dementia, including Alzheimer's

A review of 10+ years of imaging studies finds that PET scans can safely and accurately detect various forms of dementia.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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Hands-on with iTunes 8 Genius: Einstein with dementia?

iTunes 8's Genius playlist feature is impressive, but if you listen to music containing nothing but opera singers screaming and giggling, you're not going to have as much fun as we did

By Sep. 10, 2008

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A camera to help dementia patients

A specialized camera regularly takes pictures to aid with memory.

By Dec. 10, 2007

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Raising Alzheimer's awareness through Facebook confusion

A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Fluorescent compounds shed light on Alzheimer's disease

New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.

By Jun. 1, 2014

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Shopping for items in Instagram pics: The joy of instagratification

"Brandicted" is a service that crawls all the most popular branded items on Instagram and helps you obtain them. Now. This instant. Because your needs are desperate.

By Apr. 30, 2014

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Watch your step -- with a Bluetooth-connected insole

Even as Nike moves to wrist-worn electronics, a company called 3L Labs at CES announces FootLogger, which builds sensors into a person's shoe. Expect them in the second half of 2014.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Could Mars voyage cause Alzheimer's in astronauts?

Research into space radiation exposure suggests new risk to long-distance astronauts -- symptoms of dementia.

By Jan. 3, 2013