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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

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Gene Variant Affects Brain Atrophy in Mild Cognitive Impairment

2014 14 Jan

According to a study published online in the journal Radiology, the presence of a gene variant in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is associated with accelerated rates of brain atrophy.Research was focused on the gene apolipoprotein E (APOE), known as the most important genetic factor in non-familial Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Jeffrey R. Petrella,... Read more

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