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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 January 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 September 10, 2008

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A camera to help dementia patients

A specialized camera regularly takes pictures to aid with memory.

By December 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 January 29, 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 January 3, 2013

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GPS shoes can help track people with Alzheimer's (video)

SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from Aetrex that could help caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia find them if they wander off.

By February 22, 2012

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Android app Tell My Geo helps track loved ones

Iconosys releases its latest safety-related app to help adults and caregivers looking after those with dementia to keep track of their loved ones.

By December 16, 2010

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Computer algorithm, MRI used to tap memory

Brain scans identify which short film clip volunteers were remembering, which could help researchers better understand memory recording patterns and, ultimately, dementia.

By March 11, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 695: Pass the caffeinated rabbit

It turns out that if you give a rabbit enough coffee, it won't get dementia. And neither will you!

By April 3, 2008