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Memory self-test via smartphone can identify early signs of Alzheimer's disease

Marcus Neitzert, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen e.V. (DZNE)

Mar 27, 2024

Dedicated memory tests on smartphones enable the detection of "mild cognitive impairment," a condition that may indicate Alzheimer's disease, with high accuracy. Researchers from DZNE, the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg and the University of Wisconsin-Madison who collaborated with the Magdeburg-based company Neotiv report these findings in npj Digital Medicine. Their study is based on data from 199 older adults.

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