Blog

Alzheimer's disease study by IBM cites language as an early sign of disease

An artificial intelligence program analyzing language predicted whether people with no memory or thinking problems would develop Alzheimer’s disease later in life, researchers said. The study by IBM, funded by drug giant Pfizer, found a computerized model analyzing language patterns accurately predicted up to 74% of participants diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease later in life. The study appeared Thursday in the journal EClinicalMedicine. ARTICLE

Breast cancer survivors tell all: ‘it can happen to anyone

For someone who has never had to experience or endure breast cancer, it might be understandable that there are questions involved. Does a diagnosis typically come as a surprise, or do people often suspect that something feels not quite right? ARTICLE

Identical signs of brain damage in sleep apnea and Alzheimer's

In obstructive sleep apnea, a person’s breathing repeatedly stops and restarts. Symptoms include loud snoring, restless sleep, and sleepiness during the day. Estimates of the condition’s prevalence among adults in the general population vary widely, from 9–38%. However, sleep apnea is typically more common among males, older people, and individuals with obesity. ARTICLE

Debunking Common Myths About Breast Cancer

Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless. The World Health Organization notes that between 30 and 50 percent of all cancer cases are preventable. ARTICLE

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
RSS Feed
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle

Connect with us on social media

© 2020 Care For A Cure, Inc. is a non-profit organization

with a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. All rights reserved.