Study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

OSA, where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep stopping breathing, is known to reduce levels of oxygen in the blood.

New artificial intelligence can predict the onset of dementia two years before the first symptoms

Posted in Software on 25th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Researchers have an algorithm capable of recognising the signatures of dementia two years before its onset.

Lithium in tap water may cut dementia

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, say researchers in Denmark.

Darmiyans software detects early stages of Alzheimers

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Alzheimers disrupts the normal functioning of neurons, leading to microscopic changes in the brain that begin long before the first signs of memory loss appear.

Alzheimer's may be detected early, via eye exam

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Protein deposits on the retina have been found to correlate with plaques in the brain.