Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible through algorithm

A team of scientists from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records (EHRs) to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future. Their algorithm uses machine learning to first build a list of key clinical terms associated with cognitive symptoms… Read More »

Juicing Can Help Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

According to a study, frequent consumption of vegetable and fruit juices can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers discovered that individuals who drank 3 or more helpings of vegetable and fruit juices each week had a 76 % reduced risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease compared to individuals who vegetable and fruit drank juice… Read More »

Virtual Reality Used to Spot Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 29th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Neurology, Psychiatry Researchers from the University of Cambridge demonstrated the potential for virtual reality (VR) to serve as a diagnostic tool for diagnosing early Alzheimer’s disease more effectively than existing tests. The research is based on findings that the cells in the brain’s internal “global positioning system” of the entorhinal… Read More »

Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »