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Wearable devices used to help detect dementia

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 02:00 PM

Professor Rhonda Au of Boston University is developing a new way to detect the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through the use of wearable devices. These digital devices are designed to collect data from individuals over a period of… Read More

In HIV patients, antidepressants may improve cognitive symptoms

By: Devon Andre | Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM
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In HIV patients, antidepressants have been shown to help improve cognitive symptoms. The small, placebo-controlled study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that the antidepressant paroxetine modestly improves decision-making and reaction time while reducing inflammation in HIV patients. The… Read More

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