When Will There Ever be a Cure for Epilepsy?

The three-pound organ that serves as command central for the human organism is certainly a marvel, just by virtue of the fact that the brain can appreciate its own awesomeness, even if it hasn’t quite perfected the flying car or even self-driving cars. Yet. Companies developing brain-computer interface technology are enabling humans to do things like […]

6 Startups Searching for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Memory loss. Fatigue. Confusion. Behavior change. Alzheimer’s disease, or simply Alzheimer’s, is an incurable, crippling condition that starts with these tell-tale symptoms and ends in death three to eight years after diagnosis when your brain has turned into cauliflower. The disease is the most common form of dementia, making up 60 percent to 70 percent […]

Artificial Intelligence For Early Alzheimer’s Detection

A handful of startups are employing artificial intelligence technologies and big data in an attempt to diagnose dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. The effort could lead to better interventions and even therapeutic drugs if it becomes possible to detect cognitive decline before it really starts. The benefits to society – not to mention market potential – […]