Researchers from the CSIRO have claimed a word-first by processing one trillion points of genomic data through VariantSpark, an artificial intelligence-based platform, which can help pinpoint the location of specific disease-causing genes in the human genome.
Tic tac toe with a tango twist, virtual fishing with ocean sounds and a classic maze game are all part of the new app "A Better Visit" from Dementia Australia.
Fujitsu is working on some interesting digital and IoT projects in Australia.
The Queensland Brain Institute has migrated its systems to Brocade’s Gen 6 fibre channel storage network in a move designed to accelerate its work on brain research.
"There's an app for that" is a cliche, and the phrase "ageing population" often turns up in political discourse. But even if there's a person with dementia in your family, would you have thought of an app that can make their home more accessible for them?
A virtual reality tool that allows dementia carers to understand more about how people with dementia see the world has scored a global win in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.
The University of Swinburne’s Opaque Multimedia team – or Team Virtual Dementia – has taken out the top prize in the citizenship category of the 2015 Imagine Cup world finals.
HealthXL, a global market for health innovations, and IBM have teamed up to host a health hackathon to explore options for tackling some of the biggest challenges facing Australia’s growing aged population.
A world first dementia risk reduction app, developed by Alzheimer’s Australia, was launched for Android today following “overwhelming” local and international demand.
BrainyApp, a new Australian iOS app, promotes a healthy lifestyle with the aim of staving off Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
A British/Finnish study has concluded that people are able to better cope with changes brought about by dementia when they are better educated.
According to two U.S. studies on the effect that depression has on dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, having depression was found to increase the risk of developing dementia.
A 2010 U.S. study has shown that people with high levels of fat around their organs are more likely to have a smaller brain volume, which is a strong indication of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease.
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