dementia

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer's dementia is identified early, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases.

Tackling thics concerns regarding use of carebots

Tackling thics concerns regarding use of carebots

An analysis highlights the realistic pros and cons of apps and other technologies that use AI to benefit older adults, including those facing dementia and cognitive decline.

A microrobot for brain disease research

A microrobot for brain disease research

Researchers have developed a neural cell delivery microrobot that connects neural networks by accurately delivering neurons to the intended locations under the in vitro environment.

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Research from the University of Plymouth suggests that robot pets could pose an infection risk if passed between staff and service users without cleaning.

Using AI to reveal how memories are coded in the brain

Using AI to reveal how memories are coded in the brain

Researchers have discovered that a population of neurons in the brain’s frontal lobe contain stable short-term memory information within dynamically-changing neural activity.

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.