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Using Speech to Track Alzheimer’s Captures First Prize at AGE-WELL Pitch Competition

A new technology that analyzes a person’s natural speech to detect and monitor Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders has won the AGE-WELL Pitch Competition -Technology to Support People with Dementia. The new tablet-based assessment tool records short samples...

Jobs that may protect your brain from Alzheimer’s, dementia

Teachers, lawyers and social workers are just some of the professions that could protect your brain against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, new research suggests. Doctors say that jobs that involve “complex social interaction,” such...

Health-eBrain study to launch phase II

BrightFocus Foundation, Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative, AnthroTronix, and Mindoula, have launched Phase II of the Health-eBrain Study, investigating the impact the Alzheimer’s caregiving experience has on brain and behavioral health. The announcement will be made at...

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