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Noninvasive Ultrasound Technology Could Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

2015 15 Mar

Researchers at the University of Queensland (Australia) have found that noninvasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat Alzheimer's disease and restore memory. In a report published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the researchers say the innovative drug-free approach breaks apart the neurotoxic amyloid plaques that result in memory... Read more

Pharmacy Management

35 Partners Join In European Research Initiative for Alzheimer’s Disease

2015 17 Jan

The European Prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia Consortium (EPAD) has announced the start of collaboration between academic and private sectors to test treatments for the prevention of Alzheimer's dementia.  The EPAD project is part of a global effort in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. It is sponsored by the European Commission and the European... Read more

IT Management

Virtual Reality Game Detects Condition Which Precedes Alzheimer’s Disease

2015 14 Jan

A new study by Greek researchers has demonstrated that a virtual reality game frequently used for cognitive training is effective as a screening tool for adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The virtual supermarket (VSM) application was developed as part of a project which uses new technologies to screen, diagnose, treat and support patients... Read more

Health Management

European Society of Neuroradiology

2014 08 Nov

As the newly installed President of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), what are your goals for your term of office? The ESNR is a professional society with more than 3,000 members. A strategic plan and mission for the ESNR was initiated a few years ago. Under my presidency we will expand, improve and update this concept. The ESNR will continue... Read more

Health Management

Big Data and The Brain

2014 08 Nov

Key Points• The brain itself is “big data”: coordinated systems, which continually process and produce voluminous information.• Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia disrupt neural systems with devastating consequences. Fortunately, big data can offer preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic healthcare solutions.• A number of projects around... Read more

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