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April 25, 2019
A seafaring mobile game could be a key to early Alzheimer’s detection, according to a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
In the study a users’ gaming performance results were able to predict whether or not the participant had the gene linked to a predisposition for Alzheimer’s, called APOE4. This is in contrast to the neuropsychological episodic memory...
March 20, 2018
Brain health platform Neurotrack has just announced that it raised $13.7 million in Series B funding, led by Sozo Ventures. The funding is expected to help Neurotrack further develop the platform.
The platform has two components: an online tool that helps prevent memory loss, and an assessment that gives users a baseline memory reading. The platform includes a memory health program, which is...
May 12, 2016
A team of researchers has teamed up with BrainBaseline, which helps companies develop and run custom cognitive studies, to launch a study, called Mind Share, using Apple's ResearchKit framework.
Mind Share study researchers are from a number of universities, including the University of Nebraska, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt, Northeastern, and Wake Forest University.
Mind Share aims to...
April 29, 2015
Samsung has released an app for people with Alzheimer's called Backup Memory, which was developed by employees of Samsung Electronics Tunisia (SETN). SETN Marketing Manager for Mobile Products Azer Jaafoura led the project.
“We wanted to make life easier for Alzheimer’s patients as well as their caretakers, but we were initially unsure of how to go about doing this,” Jaafoura said in a statement...