Boston University looks for insights to Alzheimer’s from wearables

Boston University looks for insights to Alzheimer’s from wearables

Boston University researchers have been working on creating wearable devices that that can detect signs of early dementia and Alzheimer’s. The goal of this three-year research project is to reveal minute physical changes that correspond with the slow mental decline associated with this illness. Right now, it is hard to detect early preclinical Alzheimer’s. See […]

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New mental health technology tells your doctor what you won’t

Health services around the globe still struggle with mental health disorders, relying on a patient to provide documentation of mood changes in a journal or be open with a doctor or psychiatrist. Both solutions are not seeing excellent results, which is why U.K. based Cambridge Cognition and Ctrl Group have announced Cognitive Kit, a software […]

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Apple Debuts Personal Health CareKit at Launch Event

Apple introduced the open source software framework CareKit at their launch event today, a new platform they hope will be used to develop new healthcare apps. The Cupertino-based firm plans to release the software this April, with the aim to make it easier for end-users to track their health and monitor symptoms, treatment and medications. […]