Alzheimer’s

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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 […]

A medical institute at the forefront of new treatments

The Roskamp Institute in Sarasota, Florida is a cutting-edge medical institution seeking answers to debilitating and sometimes fatal conditions like Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury. In this segment, we learn about research that’s at the forefront of new treatments.

SciTech Now Episode 413

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a producers experience in the arctic; a cutting-edge medical institution seeking answers to Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury; and the making of the most iconic images in televised football games.

SciTech Now Episode 233

In this episode of SciTech Now, an experimental drug trial that may provide insight into early onset Alzheimer’s; how robot teachers are creating new ways of learning; how and why we associate words with shapes; and detectives in Washington state are trying to take down poachers, who are illegally selling shellfish on the black market.