Gwellian Page-Gibby discusses recent news from the University of Exeter who have been developing Artificial Intelligence able to predict which patients will develop dementia within 2 years.
University of Exeter leads new research project in treatment of delirium A research programme led by the University of Exeter will investigate ways to help hospital patients recover from delirium. Delirium is a state of acute confusion, often involving hallucinations, that afflicts a quarter of older people admitted to hospital. The £2.5 million programme is […]
On the 18th of April, the University of Exeter announced that it had received its biggest ever single donation of £10 million from the Dennis and Mireille Gillings Foundation. The sum will be used for the new Mireille Gillings Neuroimaging Centre, which will focus primarily on dementia research and diagnosis. The facility will be built […]
With a vacant, expressionless look in his eyes and his head wilted to one side, Henry feels the headphones as they are gently positioned on his head. As the 1930s swing jazz music plays, a sudden energy awakens inside him. or this moment it is as though he is without Alzheimer’s and back in his […]
Ranking in the top ten highest mortality rates in upper income countries, killing more people than prostate and breast cancer combined, with no prevention, cure or way of slowing the symptoms, dementia has affected the lives of millions. According to the Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently 850,000 patients in the UK alone. With an ageing […]