August 3, 2016

AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize Finalists – AlzhUp

AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize Finalists – AlzhUp An app to fight Alzheimer’s Inventor with personal experience of Alzheimer’s shortlisted for major prize for AlzhUp, a system developed to delay the effects of dementia Dementia is a condition that affects more and more people across the globe and the numbers are only going to increase, particularly with those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s currently accounts for 80 per cent of all dementia cases and more than 47 million people are suffering with it worldwide. That figure is set to double by the year 2050. As well as being a medical challenge, Alzheimer’s is also an economic issue. On average, each patient costs the average...
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