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early alzheimer's

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Fall Tech Preview 2014

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming.

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Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014

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Take-home test may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.

By January 14, 2014

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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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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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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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Scientists pleasantly 'shocked' by skills of Foldit gamers

How gamers devised state-of-the-art algorithms playing Foldit, a protein-folding game that has advanced HIV, cancer, and Alzheimer's research.

By November 7, 2011

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Cleveland Clinic predicts top medical breakthrough of 2011

Cleveland Clinic releases its annual top 10, with the radioactive molecular imaging compound AV-45--poised to help early detection of Alzheimer's--taking the top spot.

By November 3, 2010

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'Math Bites' show with Danica McKellar makes numbers hip

Get weekly tips on how to incorporate math into your daily life using catchy tunes, puppets, and surprising celebrity cameos thanks to actress Danica McKellar's new show on the Nerdist Channel.

By February 12, 2014

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Ray Dolby, sound pioneer and Dolby Laboratories founder, dies

The man responsible for groundbreaking work in noise reduction and inventing surround sound has passed away at age 80.

By September 12, 2013

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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