alzheimer’s disease

Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Disease

Cutting edge research into brain activity patterns that affect stuttering could lead to breakthroughs in optimizing brain functions for a wide variety of people including Alzheimer’s patients. We go to the University of Texas at San Antonio cognitive neuroscience lab for a firsthand look at this research in action.

SciTech Now Episode 521

In this episode of SciTech Now, studying brain patterns; the third space tourist; relationship between local plants and climate change; and the latest medical techniques to rescuing injured turtles.

Alzheimer’s May Be More Complicated

According to a 2018 annual report released by the Alzheimer’s Association, there are currently 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. As this number is projected to increase in the next decades, researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio have come up with a unique approach to studying the disease in hopes of […]

SciTech Now 503

In this episode of SciTech Now, a unique approach to studying Alzheimer’s disease; an app that empowers people with disabilities; how to prolong your phone’s battery; and a laser label maker.

Understanding Alzheimer’s disease

Over 45 million people worldwide live with some form of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. An innovative program at the University of Texas Health School of Nursing in Houston, Texas, enables caregivers to experience the symptoms of dementia themselves.

SciTech Now Episode 426

In this episode of SciTech Now, we learn about an innovative program that enables caregivers to experience dementia; explore the innovation in humanitarian relief; a look at how artificial intelligence is helping the human race; and a group trying to build an autonomous system that can operate underwater.

Finding the root of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease known to affect people’s memories and cognitive abilities. While there’s no cure, researchers at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas are analyzing the disease and the role of our brain’s neurons.

Scitech Now Episode 423

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore the virtual world at the largest VR Entertainment center; a wearable device that guides the visually impaired; an online senior center creating a platform for socialization from the comfort of home; and a look at researchers in Texas, who are analyzing Alzheimer’s disease and the role of […]