New Study: Does Hearing Loss Increase Risk of Dementia?

New Study: Does Hearing Loss Increase Risk of Dementia?

Responsible scientists and scholars hesitate to prematurely claim causation when data shows a correlation between two factors. Researchers from the University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Population Health withhold claims of causation in either direction between...
Camera AI Helps You Remember Names [video]

Camera AI Helps You Remember Names [video]

Many adults start to notice memory loss in their mid-40s, but mild age-related cognitive decline among healthy, educated adults typically starts in the 20s and 30s, according to a study by the National Institute of Health. Remembering other people’s names can be...
Smart Home Robot Supports Daily Activities

Smart Home Robot Supports Daily Activities

We’ve written before about smart homes for seniors and ways in which wearable health tech and smart homes can work in conjunction. We’ve also covered robots of various types, from telepresence enablers to smart exoskeletons and prosthetics that aid human...
Wristband to Help Dementia Care

Wristband to Help Dementia Care

What disease affects nearly 50 million people worldwide, with nearly 10 million new cases diagnosed each year? This disease costs more than $1 trillion each year when you factor in all the direct and indirect costs. The answer is dementia, and these numbers are...